Spiroergometric Evaluation of Cardiac Function in Uremic Dialyzed Patients

  • L. Compostella
  • M. Libardoni
Conference paper


A correct cardiac functional evaluation of uremic dialyzed patients is generally difficult to obtain, because of cardiocirculatory, respiratory, metabolic and haematological changes (1). An important role in reducing the general performance of these patients is physical deconditioning due to prolonged bed rest.


Depression Ischemia Anemia Cardiomyopathy Carnitine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Compostella
    • 1
  • M. Libardoni
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of CardiologyGeneral HospitalBassano del Grappe (VI)Italy

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