IMR Press / RCM / Volume 21 / Issue 4 / DOI: 10.31083/j.rcm.2020.04.201
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Cardiac rehabilitation using telemedicine: the need for tele cardiac rehabilitation
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1 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Terrace St, 15213, Pittsburgh, United States
2 Division of Cardiology, Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona, 85721, Tucson, United States
*Correspondence: (Rajesh Janardhanan)
Rev. Cardiovasc. Med. 2020, 21(4), 497–500;
Submitted: 27 September 2020 | Revised: 8 November 2020 | Accepted: 7 December 2020 | Published: 30 December 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Utilizing Technology in the COVID 19 era)
Copyright: © 2020 Thamman and Janardhanan Published by IMR Press.
This is an open access article under the CC BY 4.0 license (

Cardiac Rehabilitation programs have shown to improve outcomes. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed barriers to these programs. A virtual platform might be a good solution to these challenges. Tele Cardiac Rehabilitation and remote patient monitoring provide an excellent alternative practical solution.

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