Kathy E Sietsema
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
United States of America
Dr. Sietsema’s focus is in exercise physiology and the use of exercise testing for assessing functional capacity in clinical and research settings. Her work includes investigations into the nature and significance of functional impairment in a wide range of chronic disease states, including: chronic heart failure, congenital heart diseases, chronic kidney disease and pulmonary hypertension.
Exercise Physiology, Clinical Applications of Exercise Testing, and Cardiovascular Adaptations to Exercise
Effects of pulmonary vasodilator therapy on ventilatory efficiency during exercise in adults with Eisenmenger syndrome. Congenit Heart Dis. 2011
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the clinical evaluation of patients with heart and lung disease. Circulation. 2011
Clinician’s Guide to cardiopulmonary exercise testing in adults: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. on behalf of the American Heart Association Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention Committee of the Council on Clinical Cardiology; Council on Epidemiology and Prevention; Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease; Interdisciplinary Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Circulation. 2010