Preoperative exercise training for patients with non-small cell lung cancer

AuthorsCavalheri, V.
Granger, C.
TypeProtocol
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Year of Publication2015
URLhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD012020/abstract
DOIhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012020
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AbstractThis is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The primary aims of this study are to determine the effect of preoperative exercise training on postoperative outcomes, such as risk of developing a postoperative pulmonary complication and postoperative duration of chest tube, in adults scheduled to undergo lung resection for NSCLC. The secondary aims of this study are to determine the effect of preoperative exercise training on length of hospital stay, fatigue, dyspnoea, exercise capacity, lung function and postoperative mortality in adults scheduled to undergo lung resection for NSCLC.

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