Home-based exercise during preoperative therapy for pancreatic cancer

Home-based exercise during preoperative therapy for pancreatic cancer Langenbecks Arch Surg (2017) 402:1175–1185 DOI 10.1007/s00423-017-1599-0 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Home-based exercise during preoperative therapy for pancreatic cancer 1 2,3 4 2,5 An Ngo-Huang & Nathan H. Parker & Xuemei Wang & Maria Q. B. Petzel & 6 7 1 2 David Fogelman & Keri L. Schadler & Eduardo Bruera & Jason B. Fleming & 2 2 Jeffrey E. Lee & Matthew H. G. Katz Received: 27 April 2017 /Accepted: 25 June 2017 /Published online: 15 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract upon enrollment, following preoperative therapy, and 1 month Purpose Exercise concurrent with neoadjuvant chemotherapy after surgery. and/or chemoradiation for pancreatic adenocarcinoma Results Fifteen out of 20 patients participated in the program. (PDAC) may mitigate the decline in function that may occur They reported a mean (standard deviation (SD)) of 98.6 (69.8) as a result of the disease or its treatment in the preoperative min of aerobic exercise weekly and 57.4 (36.0) min of period. The primary objective of this single-arm prospective strengthening exercise weekly over a median of 17 weeks trial was to determine adherence to a home-based exercise (range, 5–35 weeks) of preoperative therapy, for a mean program administered during preoperative therapy. (SD) of 156.0 (64.5) http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery Springer Journals

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Medicine & Public Health; General Surgery; Abdominal Surgery; Cardiac Surgery; Thoracic Surgery; Traumatic Surgery; Vascular Surgery
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