• Vol. 47 No. 4, 169–171
  • 15 April 2018

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing for Evaluating Patients with Unexplained Exertional Dyspnoea: Potential Role in Risk Stratification?


Dyspnoea is a common complaint, the cause of which often remains elusive after comprehensive evaluation. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) provides a global assessment of the integrative exercise response involving the pulmonary, cardiovascular, neuropsychiatric, haematopoietic and skeletal muscle systems.

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