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Postoperative inspiratory muscle training in addition to breathing exercises and early mobilization improves oxygenation in high-risk patients after lung cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial

Friday, May 13, 2016

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Source Name: Eur J Cardiothorac Surg


Barbara Cristina Brocki, Jan Jesper Andreasen, Daniel Langer, Domingos Savio R. Souza, and Elisabeth Westerdahl

Postoperative inspiratory muscle training (IMT) was compared to standard physiotherapy in a randomized clinial trial on lung cancer patients. Whereas respiratory muscle strength was similar, IMT resulted in improved oxygenation.  

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