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High-intensity training improves aerobic fitness in patients with resectable NSCLC
 

High-intensity training improves aerobic fitness in patients with resectable NSCLC

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Preoperative high-intensity interval training (HIIT) improved aerobic performance in patients with operable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), although it did not significantly reduce early complications after tumour resection, according to data from the Lung Cancer Rehabilitation Study.
 
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30 Nov 2016 - General
 
A good informative article for patients with lung cancer. Age, cancer stage, associated illnesses and impaired cardiorespiratory fitness are common predictive factors of postoperative complications and long term survival. This intensity training can helpful for effectively for patients awaiting for lung surgery. As Marinelle Castro said, oxygen consumption increases after intensive exercise. What are other benefi...
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Personally, I have incorporated high intensity interval training into my exercise routine and I am happy that it improved my endurance to cardiovascular activities and aerobic workouts. I was not aware that this form of exercise could also be beneficial for pre-operative aerobic training and its good to read that it was able to help rehabilitate patients with non small cell lung carcinoma. I'm just wondering about their specific protocol - in terms of duration and workout intensity because t...
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