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The secondary outcomes included the changes of LVEF, LVEDD, plasma NT-proBNP level, NYHA classification, 6MWD, and MLHFQ
This is a particularly important result given that the MCID for the MLHFQ
is a 5-7 point reduction on the overall score (Rector and Cohn 1992).
Tai chi patients without implanted cardioverter defibrillators devices, those with NYHA class I1 and III symptoms, and those with a non-ischemic etiology of HF improved significantly on the MLHFQ
, compared with education-only patients.
Major Finding: Patients with chronic systolic heart failure who participated in twice-weekly tai chi classes for 12 weeks improved their median MLHFQ
scores by 19 points, whereas those enrolled in a control group experienced no change.