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    Getting Kaiser Permanente to conduct a 2 day CPET- My Experience.

    Hope this is the right subforum to post this on! Summary of Events: I live in LA County and I have Kaiser. I went to a Cardiologist to discuss my POTS and ME/CFS care. I requested a two day CPET because of two reasons: it could inform my symptom management by giving me more exact pacing...
  2. Pyrrhus

    Use of Cardiopulmonary Stress Testing for Patients With Unexplained Dyspnea Post–Coronavirus Disease (Mancini et al., 2021)

    Use of Cardiopulmonary Stress Testing for Patients With Unexplained Dyspnea Post–Coronavirus Disease (Mancini et al., 2021) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2021.10.002 A study by Ben Natelson and colleagues that confirmed the key findings from David Systrom's iCPET study on Long Covid patients...
  3. Pyrrhus

    Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test Methodology for Assessing Exertion Intolerance in ME/CFS (Stevens et al., 2018)

    I don't think this paper has been posted yet, but it's a good review of the studies that look at CardioPulmonary Exercise Tests (CPET) to document exercise intolerance in ME. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test Methodology for Assessing Exertion Intolerance in ME/CFS (Stevens et al., 2018)...
  4. Pyrrhus

    Comparing Idiopathic Chronic Fatigue & ME/CFS by Gender: Response to 2-day CPET (van Campen & Visser, 2021)

    Two new articles by the team of Linda van Campen and Frans Visser: Comparing Idiopathic Chronic Fatigue and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) in Males: Response to Two-Day Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Protocol (van Campen and Visser, 2021)...
  5. Pyrrhus

    Insights from Invasive Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing of Patients with ME/CFS (Joseph et al., 2021)

    A new publication by the team of Phillip Joseph, Anne Oaklander, and David Systrom, which I personally find exciting. Insights from Invasive Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing of Patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Joseph et al., 2021)...
  6. Murph

    Abnormal blood lactate accumulation during repeated exercise testing in ME/CFS

    Abstra Physiol Rep. 2019 Jun;7(11):e14138. doi: 10.14814/phy2.14138. Abnormal blood lactate accumulation during repeated exercise testing in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Lien K1,2, Johansen B3, Veierød MB4, Haslestad AS1, Bøhn SK1, Melsom MN5, Kardel KR1, Iversen PO1,6...
  7. Countrygirl

    Workwell Foundation: Chronotropic Intolerance:An Overlooked Determinant of Symptoms and Activity Limitation in ME

    https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fped.2019.00082/full
  8. Kyla

    Unexplained exertional dyspnea caused by low ventricular filling pressures: results from clinical invasive cardiopulmonary exercise testing

    This isn't about ME, but some of the patients had POTS, and this is discussed in the context of exercise testing. Thought the results might be of interest to some here. I have pulled out one of the relevant sections and quoted it (below the abstract)...
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    Worse performance but normal oxidative phosphorylation capacity

    http://www.translational-medicine.com/content/pdf/1479-5876-8-93.pdf Journal of Translational Medicine Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome performed worse than controls in a controlled repeated exercise study despite a normal oxidative phosphorylation capacity Ruud CW Vermeulen1...