Table 3

Difference between CPET2 and CPET1 in patients and controls&

CPET2 minus CPET1


Patients n = 15

Controls n = 15


FVC (L)

0.01 ± 0.21

0.05 ± 0.18


FEV 1 (L)

0.00 ± 0.32

0.07 ± 0.17


Rest


Heart rate (beats/min)

1.33 ± 6.29

0.20 ± 6.24


O2 pulse (mL/beat)

-0.17 ± 0.41

0.01 ± 0.47


V'O2/kg [mL/(min.kg)]

-0.07 ± 0.70

-0.07 ± 0.80


Anaerobic Threshold


WR (Watt)

-4.40 ± 9.66

7.67 ± 19.50*


Heart rate (beats/min)

2.60 ± 7.79

4.60 ± 10.16


O2 pulse (ml/beat)

-0.67 ± 0.93

0.25 ± 1.09*


V'O2/kg [mL/(min.kg)]

-0.87 ± 1.77

1.07 ± 2.63*


V'E/V'CO2

-0.21 ± 2.05

-13.8 ± 50.1


Maximal exercise


WR (Watt)

-6.3 ± 11.5

11.1 ± 18.3**


Heart rate (beats/min)

-3.3 ± 8.6

11.9 ± 41.6


O2 pulse (mL/beat)

-0.37 ± 0.70

-4.6 ± 15.0


V'O2/kg [mL/(min.kg)]

-1.33 ± 1.68

0.73 ± 1.39**


& Data are presented as mean ± SD

Differences between patients and controls evaluated by multivariate ANOVA: *: P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01

Vermeulen et al. Journal of Translational Medicine 2010 8:93   doi:10.1186/1479-5876-8-93

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