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The Effect Of Obesity On Cardiac Rehabilitation In Patients Who Have Undergone Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (cabg) At National Hospital Of Sri Lanka (nhsl)

M. K. J. K. B. Dharmapriya, M. D. C. Silva, D. M. A. K. Bandara, M. C. R. Ranasinghe, M. P. M. Weerathunge, R. A. N. K. Wijesinghe

Abstract :

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a most prevalent non-communicable disease in Sri Lank. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) is a main revascularization procedure in CAD. Cardiac rehabilitation is a significant component of post-operative management of CABG. Obesity is considered as a modifiable risk factor for CAD. This was a prospective analytical study conducted using 100 patients from both genders between 40-70 years after CABG surgery from the cardiac rehabilitation program. Data collection was conducted on the first day and the final day of cardiac rehabilitation Phase II (CRP II).There were 33% obese and 67% non-obese. Both groups demonstrated a statistically significant improvement (P

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The Effect of Obesity on Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients who have Undergone Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) at National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL), M.K.J.K.B. Dharmapriya, M.D.C. Silva, D.M.A.K. Bandara, M.C.R. Ranasinghe, M.P.M. Weerathunge, R.A.N.K. Wijesinghe, International Journal Of Pure Medical Research, Volume : 2, Issue : 3, March - 2017

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