GOALS OF CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAM
Increase in physical fitness and work capacity.
Relief of symptoms : angina, fatigue, or breathlessness on exertion, etc.
Reduction of coronary risk factors : weight, cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes, stress, smoking, etc.
Limiting the progression of atherosclerosis
Decrease in restenosis, graft – closure, reinfarction, or rehospitalisation.
Decrease in cardiac morbidity and mortality.
Reduction medication need for angina, hypertension, diabetes, and anxiety.