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.


Uremic Patient Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Positive Stress Haematological Change Myocardial Oxygen Supply 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

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

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