Last updated on January 2019

Effects of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Cognitive Function in Patients With Severe to Very Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Brief description of study

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a leading cause of mortality worldwide.

It is a systemic disease which includes pulmonary, cardiac, muscular, digestive and cognitive impairments.

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a symptomatic treatment to reduce dyspnea and functional incapacity. However, it effects on cognitive dysfunction are not well known.

The aim of this study is to assess the effects of a comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation program on cognitive dysfunction in patients with severe to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment tool.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03244137

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