Daniel Bensimhon

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Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

General description of procedure, equipment, technique What is cardiopulmonary exercise testing? Cardiopulmonary exercise (CPX) testing is a provocative test that combines standard methods of electrocardiogram (ECG) stress testing with indices of gas exchange. The exercise component entails the same challenges and mechanisms as standard ECG stress testing (i.e., a progressive exercise stimulus [usually on a…

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