Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation in Austria
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.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
- Physical work capacity (PWC) [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]PWC is measuered by gradded exercise test on cycling ergometer before and after rehabilitation.
|Study Start Date:||January 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Other: Physical activity
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01540006
|Contact: Prof. Josef Niebauer, MD, PhD, MBA||00436624482 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Department of Sports Medicine, Prevention and Rehabilitation Paracelsus Medical University||Recruiting|
|Salzburg, Austria, 5020|
|Contact: Prof. Josef Niebauer, MD, PhD, MBA 00436624482 ext 4270 email@example.com|
|Study Chair:||Prof. Josef Niebauer, MD, PhD, MBA||Paracelsus Medical University|