American College of Cardiology Foundation

10/07/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/07/2019 14:12

Poll: Cardiac Rehabilitation Post-PCI

Recent studies have demonstrated improved late outcomes for patients after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) who undergo a cardiac rehabilitation program.1,2 This represents an extension of the cardiovascular benefits of cardiac rehabilitation.


  1. Goel K, Lennon RJ, Tilbury RT, Squires RW, Thomas RJ. Impact of cardiac rehabilitation on mortality and cardiovascular events after percutaneous coronary intervention in the community. Circulation 2011;123:2344-52.
  2. Dendale P, Berger J, Hansen D, Vaes J, Benit E, Weymans M. Cardiac rehabilitation reduces the rate of major adverse cardiac events after percutaneous coronary intervention. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2005;4:113-6.

Clinical Topics:Invasive Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention

Keywords:Cardiac Rehabilitation, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

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