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Could pulmonary rehabilitation prolong life in people with COPD ?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pulmonary rehab

Yes it can.

In brief: Pulmonary rehab

Yes it can.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unknown

The jury is still out on this question.
We definately know that pulmonary rehabilitation can improve quality of life but it is unknown whether it improves quantity (years) of life in patients with copd.

In brief: Unknown

The jury is still out on this question.
We definately know that pulmonary rehabilitation can improve quality of life but it is unknown whether it improves quantity (years) of life in patients with copd.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: I don't think so

I don't think it has been shown that pulmonary rehab can prolong life.
But, it does definitely improve quality of life and breathing symptoms. I am a big proponent of pulm rehab.

In brief: I don't think so

I don't think it has been shown that pulmonary rehab can prolong life.
But, it does definitely improve quality of life and breathing symptoms. I am a big proponent of pulm rehab.
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
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