Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation in Austria
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01540006|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 28, 2012
Last Update Posted : October 18, 2017
The aim of this prospective trial is the manifestation of guidelines developed for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation in Austria.
The evaluation of prospective and retrospective data is supposed to give evidence on morbidity and/or mortality advantages compared to patients not participating in cardiac rehabilitation programs.
The database created in this context is supposed to pave the way as instrument to document and comprehend quality and cost effectiveness of outpatient cardiac rehabilitation in Austria as a key for quality management.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Heart Disease||Other: Physical activity|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||1200 participants|
|Study Start Date :||January 2009|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2014|
- Other: Physical activity
50min of endurance training combined with 45min of calisthenics; 1-3x/week; 6-24 weeks
- Physical work capacity (PWC) [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]PWC is measuered by gradded exercise test on cycling ergometer before and after rehabilitation.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01540006
|Department of Sports Medicine, Prevention and Rehabilitation Paracelsus Medical University|
|Salzburg, Austria, 5020|
|Study Chair:||Prof. Josef Niebauer, MD, PhD, MBA||Paracelsus Medical University|