Affiliation: Stavanger University Hospital
- Effects of aerobic interval training on measures of anxiety, depression and quality of life in patients with ischaemic heart failure and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: A prospective non-randomized trialKjetil Isaksen
Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, PO Box box 8100, NO 4068 Stavanger, Norway
J Rehabil Med 48:300-6. 2016..To evaluate the short- and long-term effects of aerobic interval training on quality of life and on symptoms of anxiety and depression among patients with ischaemic heart failure and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator...
- Aerobic interval training in patients with heart failure and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: a controlled study evaluating feasibility and effectKjetil Isaksen
Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Eur J Prev Cardiol 22:296-303. 2015..The objective of this study was to evaluate this training modality in patients with HF and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) with regard to feasibility, safety, and effect...
- Exercise training and cardiac rehabilitation in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: a review of current literature focusing on safety, effects of exercise training, and the psychological impact of programme participationKjetil Isaksen
Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, PO Box 8100, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:804-12. 2012..ICD shocks are associated with reduced quality of life and increased mortality. Whether ET may have a beneficial effect in heart failure patients with an ICD is not well documented...
- Increased confidence to engage in physical exertion: older ICD recipients' experiences of participating in an exercise training programmeIngvild Margreta Morken
Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 12:261-8. 2013..However, knowledge of older ICD recipients' experiences of participating in such programmes is sparse. There is thus a need for more detailed qualitative data from the perspective of older patients...
- Impact of an exercise training program on cardiac neuronal function in heart failure patients on optimal medical therapy : A randomized Iodine-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy studyTorstein Valborgland
Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Armauer Hansens vei 20, PO Box 8100, 4068, Stavanger, Norway
J Nucl Cardiol . 2017..We wanted to investigate if the beneficial effects of exercise training (ET) in HF patients on optimal medical therapy (OMT) are associated with alterations in cardiac sympathetic activity...
- High-intensity interval training may reduce in-stent restenosis following percutaneous coronary intervention with stent implantation A randomized controlled trial evaluating the relationship to endothelial function and inflammationPeter S Munk
Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway
Am Heart J 158:734-41. 2009..The objective of this study was to evaluate this training model on in-stent restenosis following percutaneous coronary intervention for stable or unstable angina...
- Shock anxiety among implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients with recent tachyarrhythmiaIngvild M Morken
Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:1369-76. 2012..The aims were to assess: (1) the level of shock anxiety in a sample of ICD recipients, (2) the relationship between such anxiety and shock exposure, and (3) the relationship between recent tachyarrhythmia and shock anxiety...