Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation programme for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator patients: a randomised controlled trial

A Fitchet, P J Doherty, C Bundy, W Bell, A P Fitzpatrick, C J Garratt

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To investigate the effects of a 12 week comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation (CCR) programme on patients who have undergone implantation of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-60
Number of pages6
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2003


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac
  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Depression
  • Exercise
  • Exercise Test
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Female
  • Heart Diseases
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Program Evaluation
  • Prospective Studies
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left

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