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Activité physique au long cours après un infarctus du myocarde : un défi permanent

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Sigaud, Philippe
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2017, vol. 13, no. 564, p. 1084-1087
Abstract Cardiac rehabilitation is a well-defined multidisciplinary program with the objective to reduce mortality and morbidity, while also improving the exercise capacity and quality of life of the patient following a myocardial infarction. Despite the fact that a cardiovascular rehabilitation program is now recommended by international guidelines for all patients who have suffered from an acute coronary syndrome, only half of all patients actually participate to such a program in Switzerland. Even worse, especially when taking into consideration the population in Geneva, less than 5 % of patients follow a long-term cardiac maintenance program (phase III). Since 2015, our project has been to encourage patients who have completed a phase II cardiac rehabilitation program, to resume regular physical activity in the long term.
Keywords Exercise/physiologyExercise Therapy/methodsExercise Tolerance/physiologyHumansMyocardial Infarction/rehabilitationPractice Guidelines as TopicQuality of LifeSwitzerlandTime Factors
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PMID: 28639770
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TESSITORE, Elena et al. Activité physique au long cours après un infarctus du myocarde : un défi permanent. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2017, vol. 13, n° 564, p. 1084-1087. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:110237

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