Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing- How to Obtain Rigorous Optimal CPET Data

In part one of this 2-part, William W. Stringer, MD, reviews what it takes before, during, and after the CPET study to obtain high-quality data. He also examines the three most common pitfalls that cause sub-optimal CPET data and discusses equipment, personnel training, and differences between bikes and treadmills that may help your lab optimize the patient experience.

Featured Guest

William W. Stringer, MD
Professor of Medicine in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

William W. Stringer, MD is a Professor of Medicine in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine. He is currently the Division Chief of The Respiratory and Critical Care, Physiology and Medicine Division and a Pulmonary and Intensive Care attending at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center 

Dr. Stringer is active in respiratory patient care, teaching (medical students, residents, and fellows), medical administration, and lung research at the Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. His research interests are in Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD), Long Haul COVID, exercise physiology, pulmonary function testing, and rehabilitation science.