Safety of the CO-rebreathing Method in Stable Coronary Artery Disease and COPD Patients
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The primary objective is to establish the safety of the CO-rebreathing method for measuring total blood and plasma volume in CAD patients. The working hypothesis is that the CO-rebreathing method is safe in use with coronary artery disease patients and that it does not cause myocardial ischemia or cardiovascular damage.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 75 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Stable, optimally medicated coronary artery disease and COPD patients with LVEF ≥ 0.40 will be recruited