Case report on PWC of a competitive cyclist before and after heart transplant
Patterson, Jeremy A.
Pitetti, Kenneth H.
Young, Kaelin C.
Goodman, William F.
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Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 2007 Sep; 39(9): 1447-51.
It has been well documented that for heart transplant recipients (HTR), posttransplantation physical work capacity (PWC) normally does not exceed 60% of the value for healthy age-matched controls. Few, if any, studies have undertaken posttransplantation PWC measurements of well-conditioned individuals (i.e., PWC>300 W).
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