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Table 2 Summary of key inclusion and exclusion criteria for Telerehab III

From: Telerehab III: a multi-center randomized, controlled trial investigating the long-term effectiveness of a comprehensive cardiac telerehabilitation program - Rationale and study design

Inclusion criteria
 ia. CAD patients treated conservatively, with PCI or CABG.
 ib. CHF patients with reduced EF
 ic. CHF patients with preserved EF
 ii. Current active rehabilitation on one of the recruiting centres
 iii. Possesion of personal computer with internet connection
 iv. Age >18 and <80 years
 v. Familial with Dutch language
 vi. Informed consent
Exclusion criteria
 i. Orthopaedic and/or neurological condition, limiting the patient’s ability to actively engage in exercise training sessions
 ii. Impairment to use the telerehabilitation equipment or appear at follow-up visits (terminal disease, dementia and cognitive impairment)
 iii. Simultaneous participation in anoter clinical trial
 iv. Patients with CHF NYHA IV
 v. Patients with a history of VF. exertional sustained VT/supraventricular tachycardia within the previous 6 months
  1. CAD coronary artery disease, CHF chronic heart failure, PCI percutaneous coronary intervention, CABG coronary artery bypass grafting, EF ejection fraction, NYHA New York Heart Association, VF ventricular fibrillation, VT ventricular tachycardia