Ross Arena

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Relationship between arterial stiffness and heart rate recovery in apparently healthy adults
    Ding Yu Fei
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 1:85-9. 2005
  2. pmc Does left atrial volume affect exercise capacity of heart transplant recipients?
    Mohammad Abdul-Waheed
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:113. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Ventilatory efficiency and resting hemodynamics in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physiology and Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:799-805. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic value of timing and duration characteristics of exercise oscillatory ventilation in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0224, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:341-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Association of hypertensive diastolic blood pressure with dyslipidemia during exercise in apparently healthy subjects
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physiology and Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:38-42. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The prognostic value of the heart rate response during exercise and recovery in patients with heart failure: influence of beta-blockade
    Ross Arena
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0224, USA
    Int J Cardiol 138:166-73. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The clinical and research applications of aerobic capacity and ventilatory efficiency in heart failure: an evidence-based review
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 13:245-69. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Heart rate recovery is lower following supine exercise in asymptomatic hereditary hemochromatosis subjects compared with healthy controls
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 23298 0224, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:157-60. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of a ventilatory classification system in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Box 980224, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Circulation 115:2410-7. 2007
  10. pmc Influence on aerobic fitness on aortic stiffness in apparently healthy Caucasian and African-American subjects
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Int J Cardiol 122:202-6. 2007

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Publications73

  1. pmc Relationship between arterial stiffness and heart rate recovery in apparently healthy adults
    Ding Yu Fei
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 1:85-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study is to examine the relationship between arterial stiffness and HRR in a group of apparently healthy subjects...
  2. pmc Does left atrial volume affect exercise capacity of heart transplant recipients?
    Mohammad Abdul-Waheed
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:113. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint Ventilatory efficiency and resting hemodynamics in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physiology and Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:799-805. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the ability of CPX variables to reflect resting hemodynamics in patients with nonobstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy NHCM...
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic value of timing and duration characteristics of exercise oscillatory ventilation in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0224, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:341-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to examine the prognostic value of the largest ventilatory oscillation characteristics in HF patients...
  5. doi request reprint Association of hypertensive diastolic blood pressure with dyslipidemia during exercise in apparently healthy subjects
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physiology and Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:38-42. 2008
    ..This investigation examines differences in lipid levels between apparently healthy individuals with a normal and hypertensive DBP response to exercise...
  6. doi request reprint The prognostic value of the heart rate response during exercise and recovery in patients with heart failure: influence of beta-blockade
    Ross Arena
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0224, USA
    Int J Cardiol 138:166-73. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The clinical and research applications of aerobic capacity and ventilatory efficiency in heart failure: an evidence-based review
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 13:245-69. 2008
    ..Based on this evidence, recommendations for future clinical and research applications of these CPX variables are provided...
  8. ncbi request reprint Heart rate recovery is lower following supine exercise in asymptomatic hereditary hemochromatosis subjects compared with healthy controls
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 23298 0224, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:157-60. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study is to examine differences in HRR between subjects with HH and healthy controls during treadmill (TM) and supine lower extremity ergometry (SLEE) exercise testing...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of a ventilatory classification system in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Box 980224, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Circulation 115:2410-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study is to refine the prognostic power of the VE/VCO2 slope by developing a ventilatory class system that correlates VE/VCO2 cut points to cardiac-related events...
  10. pmc Influence on aerobic fitness on aortic stiffness in apparently healthy Caucasian and African-American subjects
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Int J Cardiol 122:202-6. 2007
    ..However, the influence of aerobic fitness on the putative difference in arterial stiffness between these groups has not been previously investigated...
  11. doi request reprint The ventilatory classification system effectively predicts hospitalization in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Physiology, and Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:195-8. 2008
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  12. pmc The partial pressure of resting end-tidal carbon dioxide predicts major cardiac events in patients with systolic heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Am Heart J 156:982-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare the prognostic ability of the partial pressure of Petco2 at rest to other commonly collected resting variables in patients with systolic HF...
  13. pmc Maximal aerobic capacity and the oxygen uptake efficiency slope as predictors of large artery stiffness in apparently healthy subjects
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 29:248-54. 2009
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  14. pmc Cardiopulmonary exercise testing is equally prognostic in young, middle-aged and older individuals diagnosed with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0224, USA
    Int J Cardiol 151:278-83. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present investigation was to evaluate the prognostic value of CPX in young, middle-aged and older patients with HF...
  15. doi request reprint The future of aerobic exercise testing in clinical practice: is it the ultimate vital sign?
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Future Cardiol 6:325-42. 2010
    ..This review will provide evidence supporting the assertion that the aerobic exercise assessment may be afforded vital sign status in future clinical practice...
  16. pmc Defining the optimal prognostic window for cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:405-11. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the change in prognostic characteristics of CPX at different time intervals...
  17. doi request reprint Neuromuscular electrical stimulation and inspiratory muscle training as potential adjunctive rehabilitation options for patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:209-23. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: an evidence-based review
    Ross Arena
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Physiology and Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:159-73. 2010
    ..Given the burgeoning number of original research investigations utilizing CPX in patients with PH, a summation of the presently available body of literature seems timely...
  19. pmc Determining the preferred percent-predicted equation for peak oxygen consumption in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:113-20. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present investigation was to determine the prognostic ability of several established peak Vo(2) prediction equations in a large heart failure cohort...
  20. pmc Influence of etiology of heart failure on the obesity paradox
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1116-21. 2009
    ..Moreover, the body mass index appears to add predictive value during the cardiopulmonary exercise testing assessment. However, survival appears to differ according to HF etiology in subjects classified as overweight...
  21. pmc Ventilatory expired gas at constant-rate low-intensity exercise predicts adverse events and is related to neurohormonal markers in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0224, USA
    J Card Fail 15:482-8. 2009
    ..The present investigation assesses the clinical utility of these variables during low-intensity exercise...
  22. doi request reprint The influence of sex on the relationship between heart rate recovery and other cardiovascular risk factors in apparently healthy subjects
    R Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0224, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:291-7. 2010
    ..46 (P<0.001 for both) in male and female subgroups, respectively. The results of the present study indicate that both gender and the timing of HRR measurement influence its relationship with other important cardiovascular risk factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint The relationship between C-reactive protein and other cardiovascular risk factors in men and women
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:323-7; quiz 328-9. 2006
    ..C-reactive protein (CRP) has emerged as an important indicator of risk for cardiovascular disease. The impact of gender on the relationship between CRP and other cardiovascular risk factors, however, has not been thoroughly investigated...
  24. ncbi request reprint Short-term reliability of oxygen uptake on-kinetics in apparently healthy subjects
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:219-23. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present investigation is to assess the short-term reliability of O2 uptake on-kinetics in a group of apparently healthy individuals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influence of etiology on ventilatory expired gas and prognosis in heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Health Sciences Campus, Box 980224, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Int J Cardiol 99:217-23. 2005
    ..2) Examine the prognostic value of HF etiology...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prognostic characteristics of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in heart failure: comparing American and European models
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:562-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare the prognostic characteristics of peak oxygen consumption (VO2) and the minute ventilation-carbon dioxide production (VE/VCO2) slope between two independent heart failure groups...
  27. ncbi request reprint Influence of subject effort on the prognostic value of peak VO2 and the VE/VCO2 slope in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:317-20. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of end-tidal carbon dioxide during exercise testing in heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Box 980224, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0224, United States
    Int J Cardiol 117:103-8. 2007
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  29. ncbi request reprint Peak VO2 and VE/VCO2 slope in patients with heart failure: a prognostic comparison
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am Heart J 147:354-60. 2004
    ..The minute ventilation--carbon dioxide production relationship (VE/VCO2 slope) has recently demonstrated prognostic significance in patients with HF, and in some studies, it has outperformed peak VO2...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of heart rate recovery in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Am Heart J 151:851.e7-13. 2006
    ..We sought to assess the prognostic utility of heart rate recovery (HRR) in patients with HF...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of resting end-tidal carbon dioxide in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Box 980224, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, Virginia, 23298 0224, USA
    Int J Cardiol 109:351-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study is to assess the ability of resting end-tidal carbon dioxide partial pressure (PETCO2) to predict cardiac-related events in patients with HF...
  32. doi request reprint Overestimation of aerobic capacity with the bruce treadmill protocol in patients being assessed for suspected myocardial ischemia
    Sherry Pinkstaff
    Department of Physical Therapy, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:254-60. 2011
    ..However, the potential to overestimate peak VO2 exists and may have clinical implications regarding the interpretation of exercise test data...
  33. doi request reprint Prognostic characteristics of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in caucasian and African American patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 14:310-5. 2008
    ..While the VE/VCO(2) slope was the most robust prognostic marker in both Caucasian and African American patients, the predictive ability of peak VO(2) seems to be influenced by race and sex...
  34. ncbi request reprint The minute ventilation/carbon dioxide production slope is prognostically superior to the oxygen uptake efficiency slope
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0224, USA
    J Card Fail 13:462-9. 2007
    ..Recently, the oxygen uptake efficiency slope (OUES) has demonstrated prognostic value, but additional comparisons to established cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) variables are required...
  35. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of the prognostic significance of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with heart failure
    Lawrence P Cahalin
    Department of Physical Therapy, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146 2435, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 18:79-94. 2013
    ..CPX is an important component in the prognostic assessment of patients with HF. The results of this meta-analysis strongly confirm this and support a multivariate approach to the application of CPX in this patient population...
  36. ncbi request reprint Impact of time past exercise testing on prognostic variables in heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Box 980224, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Int J Cardiol 106:88-94. 2006
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  37. pmc High aerobic capacity does not attenuate aortic stiffness in hypertensive subjects
    Kenneth A Kraft
    Department of Radiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0072, USA
    Am Heart J 154:976-82. 2007
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  38. ncbi request reprint Prognostic ability of VE/VCO2 slope calculations using different exercise test time intervals in subjects with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0224, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 10:463-8. 2003
    ..The VE-VCO2 relationship is generally linear thereby hypothetically producing similar slope values regardless of the exercise-test time interval used for calculation...
  39. doi request reprint Heart rate recovery after the 6 min walk test rather than distance ambulated is a powerful prognostic indicator in heart failure with reduced and preserved ejection fraction: a comparison with cardiopulmonary exercise testing
    Lawrence P Cahalin
    Department of Physical Therapy, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:519-27. 2013
    ..When using the 6 min walk test (6MWT) in HF, distance ambulated is generally the reference prognostic variable. We hypothesized that HRR after the 6MWT would be a better prognostic measure than distance ambulated...
  40. ncbi request reprint Technical considerations related to the minute ventilation/carbon dioxide output slope in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, 23298 0224, USA
    Chest 124:720-7. 2003
    ..However, the method by which the VE/VCO(2) slope is expressed has been inconsistent...
  41. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the assessment of pulmonary hypertension
    Ross Arena
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Expert Rev Respir Med 5:281-93. 2011
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  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of oxygen uptake on-kinetic calculations in heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1563-9. 2002
    ..These calculations are presumed to be interchangeable, but research supporting this claim is limited. This investigation compares and contrasts two of the more commonly used O(2) uptake on-kinetic calculations...
  43. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire and key ventilatory expired gas measures during exercise testing in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Medical College of VA, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1200 East Broad Street, PO Box 980224, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 22:273-7. 2002
    ..Specifically, is there evidence to indicate that perceived quality of life (QOL) influences exercise performance independent of physiologic function in the HF population?..
  44. doi request reprint Usefulness of decrease in oxygen uptake efficiency slope to identify myocardial perfusion defects in men undergoing myocardial ischemic evaluation
    Sherry Pinkstaff
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, Virginia
    Am J Cardiol 106:1534-9. 2010
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  45. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ventilatory expired gas parameters used to predict hospitalization in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, New York University, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am Heart J 143:427-32. 2002
    ..Several ventilatory expired gas measures obtained during exercise testing demonstrate prognostic value in the heart failure (HF) population. Comparison of prognostic efficacy between pertinent measures is sparse...
  46. doi request reprint Ordering a cardiopulmonary exercise test for your patient: key considerations for the physician
    Ross Arena
    Departments of Physical Therapy, Internal Medicine and Physiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Future Cardiol 7:55-60. 2011
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  47. ncbi request reprint Influence of heart failure etiology on the prognostic value of peak oxygen consumption and minute ventilation/carbon dioxide production slope
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Box 980224, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Health Sciences Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Chest 128:2812-7. 2005
    ..In the present study, we investigated the effect of HF etiology on the prognostic applications of peak V(O2) and Ve/V(CO2) slope...
  48. doi request reprint Inspiratory muscle training in heart disease and heart failure: a review of the literature with a focus on method of training and outcomes
    Lawrence P Cahalin
    Department of Physical Therapy, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 5915 Ponce de Leon Blvd 5th Floor, Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146 2435, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 11:161-77. 2013
    ..Key differences between available IMT methods will be highlighted with a goal to improve IMT efforts and decrease the pathophysiological manifestations of heart disease and HF...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prognostic characteristics of heart rate recovery according to sex in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Int J Cardiol 145:293-4. 2010
    ..75-0.89, p<0.001), it was stronger in the latter group. The prognostic strength of HRR may be superior in female HF patients. This discrepancy may be driven by the ability of HRR to better reflect autonomic function in females...
  50. ncbi request reprint Predicting peak oxygen consumption during a conservative ramping protocol: implications for the heart failure population
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Box 980224, Virginia Commonwealth University MCV Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:183-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to examine the difference between measured and estimated VO(2) (VO(2) discrepancy) during a highly conservative ramping protocol...
  51. ncbi request reprint Improved aortic stiffness assessment in the elderly using a one-dimensional fluid displacement MR method
    Kenneth A Kraft
    Department of Radiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0072, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 24:603-10. 2006
    ..To assess the in vitro accuracy of two rapid projective MR wave velocity measurement sequences, and their relative performance for assessing aortic stiffness in adults of all ages...
  52. ncbi request reprint Assessment of functional capacity in clinical and research settings: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Committee on Exercise, Rehabilitation, and Prevention of the Council on Clinical Cardiology and the Council on Cardiovascular N
    Ross Arena
    Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    Circulation 116:329-43. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of phase 1 of oxygen uptake on-kinetics response in the heart failure population: a pilot study
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Health Sciences Campus, Box 980224, 1200 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:401-4. 2004
  54. pmc Quantifying exertion level during exercise stress testing using percentage of age-predicted maximal heart rate, rate pressure product, and perceived exertion
    Sherry Pinkstaff
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23140, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:1095-100. 2010
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  55. doi request reprint The influence of referral source on characteristics of patients undergoing cardiac stress testing: emergency department versus outpatient office
    Sherry Pinkstaff
    Department of Phyical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Postgrad Med 123:36-41. 2011
    ..Whether patients referred for cardiac stress testing from these referral sources differ in clinically significant ways is unknown, and is thus the purpose of this investigation...
  56. doi request reprint Exercise blood pressure response during assisted circulatory support: comparison of the total artificial [corrected] heart with a left ventricular assist device during rehabilitation
    Harajeshwar S Kohli
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 7710, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:1207-13. 2011
    ..We evaluated the blood pressure (BP) response to exercise and exercise performance in patients with a TAH compared to those with a with a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device (LVAD)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Reliability of resting end-tidal carbon dioxide in chronic heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Departments of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Campus, PO Box 980224, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:177-80. 2005
  58. doi request reprint Effects of Interleukin-1 Blockade With Anakinra on Aerobic Exercise Capacity in Patients With Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction (from the D-HART Pilot Study)
    Benjamin Wallace Van Tassell
    Virginia Commonwealth University Pauley Heart Center and Victoria Johnson Research Laboratories, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
    Am J Cardiol 113:321-7. 2014
    ..In conclusion, IL-1 blockade with anakinra for 14 days significantly reduced the systemic inflammatory response and improved the aerobic exercise capacity of patients with HFpEF and elevated plasma CRP levels. ..
  59. ncbi request reprint Using the Duke Activity Status Index in heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 22:93-5. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint The impact of feeder school selectivity on predicting academic success in an allied health professional program
    Emma Wheeler
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, PO Box 980224, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Allied Health 38:e79-83. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study is to assess the impact of feeder school selectivity on the ability of GRE scores and GPA to predict probationary status in entry level physical therapy students...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparison of oxygen uptake on-kinetics calculations in heart failure
    Brad J Behnke
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:708-9; author reply 709. 2003
  62. doi request reprint The influence of body mass index on the oxygen uptake efficiency slope in patients with heart failure
    Ross Arena
    Int J Cardiol 125:270-2. 2008
    ..The OUES appears to improve with body weight in patients with HF. Furthermore, the OUES appears to be a significant prognostic marker irrespective of BMI although the optimal threshold value may differ according to body weight...
  63. doi request reprint Relation of the prognostic value of ventilatory efficiency to body mass index in patients with heart failure
    Paul Chase
    LeBauer Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:348-52. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the findings of the present study indicate that VE/VCO2 slope maintains prognostic value irrespective of BMI in patients with HF...
  64. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing between male and female patients with heart failure
    Marco Guazzi
    University of Milano, San Paolo Hospital, Cardiology Division, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 113:395-400. 2006
    ..Studies investigating the prognostic value of CPX in individuals with HF have consistently examined predominantly male groups. The purpose of the present study was to examine the prognostic value of CPX in a female HF group...
  65. ncbi request reprint Exercise oscillatory ventilation may predict sudden cardiac death in heart failure patients
    Marco Guazzi
    Cardiopulmonary Unit, Cardiology Division, University of Milano, San Paolo Hospital, Milano, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:299-308. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the ability of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET)-derived variables as sudden cardiac death (SCD) predictors...
  66. ncbi request reprint Impact of the implementation of telemanagement on a disease management program in an elderly heart failure cohort
    Miguel Gambetta
    The Community Health Care System, Munster and Hobart, IN, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 22:196-200. 2007
    ..0; 95% confidence interval, 2.4-6.7; P<.001). The results of the present study indicate that telemanagement is an important component of a disease management program in patients with HF...
  67. ncbi request reprint Can we use heart rate recovery information generated by supine ergometry exercise?
    Yukitaka Shizukuda
    Am J Cardiol 98:1297-8. 2006
  68. doi request reprint Prognostic usefulness of dyspnea versus fatigue as reason for exercise test termination in patients with heart failure
    Paul Chase
    LeBauer Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:879-82. 2008
    ..02). In conclusion, these results indicate that patients with HF terminating an exercise test primarily because of dyspnea have an increased incidence of cardiac-related events and poorer CPX markers than those limited by fatigue...
  69. ncbi request reprint Exercise oscillatory breathing and increased ventilation to carbon dioxide production slope in heart failure: an unfavorable combination with high prognostic value
    Marco Guazzi
    Cardiopulmonary Unit, University of Milano, Milano, Italy
    Am Heart J 153:859-67. 2007
    ..Recently, the occurrence of exercise oscillatory breathing (EOB) has emerged as an additional strong indicator of survival...
  70. ncbi request reprint Exercise capacity of cardiac asymptomatic hereditary hemochromatosis subjects
    Yukitaka Shizukuda
    Cardiovascular Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:3-7. 2007
    ..In this study, we tested whether the iron overload associated with HH affected exercise capacity with a case control study design...
  71. doi request reprint Evolving changes in lung interstitial fluid content after acute myocardial infarction: mechanisms and pathophysiological correlates
    Marco Guazzi
    Cardiopulmonary Unit, Cardiology Division, University of Milano, San Paolo Hospital, Via A Di Rudini 8, Milano 20142, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294:H1357-64. 2008
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  72. ncbi request reprint Long-term use of sildenafil in the therapeutic management of heart failure
    Marco Guazzi
    Cardiopulmonary Unit, Cardiology Division, University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2136-44. 2007
    ..This study sought to test the functional exercise capacity and endothelial function in a cohort of chronic heart failure (CHF) patients treated with chronic type 5 phosphodiesterase (PDE5) inhibitor...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the clinical and prognostic assessment of diastolic heart failure
    Marco Guazzi
    Cardiopulmonary Laboratory, University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1883-90. 2005
    ..This study sought to define the relative prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) variables in heart failure (HF) patients with preserved versus reduced systolic function...