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Pre- and Postoperative Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Reduces Complications After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Randomized Trial

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00670176
First Posted: May 1, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 1, 2008
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Collaborator:
ICSC
Information provided by:
Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina
  Purpose
Pre- and postoperative cardiopulmonary rehabilitation reduces complications after coronary artery bypass surgery. This study was conducted as a randomized trial to verify this hypothesis in our institution. ICSC

Condition Intervention
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Behavioral: REHAB (Pre- and postoperative cardiopulmonary rehabilitation)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Pre- and Postoperative Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Reduces Complications After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Randomized Trial

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Further study details as provided by Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • length of stay in the ICU (in minutes); days on the ward after ICU until hospital discharge; pneumonia with the need for antibiotic treatment; and atrial fibrillation or flutter detected on daily-performed electrocardiograms

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • time until oro-tracheal tube (OTT) removal, occurrence of pleural effusion, atelectasis, change in peak-flow (baseline vs. 2 hours after extubation vs. discharge), and changes in the 6-minute-walking distance between enrollment and hospital discharge.

Estimated Enrollment: 56
Study Completion Date: June 2005
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: I Behavioral: REHAB (Pre- and postoperative cardiopulmonary rehabilitation)

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All CAB patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • SCA in the previous 24h and incapacity of doing light exercise. Valvular patients
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00670176     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ICSC01
First Submitted: April 29, 2008
First Posted: May 1, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 1, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008