The international surgical journal with global reach

A systematic review of the impact of preoperative exercise for patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg 2020; 71: 2123-2131.

Published: 17th November 2020

Authors: Wee IJY, Choong AMTL


This study included six RCTs and one cohort study. Exercise improved ventilatory threshold and anaerobic threshold but not peak oxygen consumption. The effects on clinical outcomes are awaited from bigger trials.

Pubmed Link