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Cardiol Clin. 2006 Nov;24(4):641-60, vii.

Exercise intolerance in adults with congenital heart disease.

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Adult Congenital Heart Programme, Department of Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London, UK. k.dimopoulos@ic.ac.uk

Abstract

This article describes the ways to assess exercise capacity in adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) and the impact of exercise intolerance in the population. It also discusses the likely pathogenesis of exercise intolerance in ACHD, the similarities between ACHD and acquired heart failure, and potential therapeutic options.

PMID:
17098517
DOI:
10.1016/j.ccl.2006.08.002
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