People With Hematological Malignancies Treated With Bone Marrow Transplantation Have Improved Function, Quality of Life, and Fatigue Following Exercise Intervention: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Shaza Abo, Linda Denehy, David Ritchie, Kuan-Yin Lin, Lara Edbrooke, Cassie McDonald, Catherine L Granger
Phys Ther | Published : 2021
OBJECTIVE: For people with hematological malignancies treated with bone marrow transplantation (BMT), this systematic review aimed to identify, evaluate, and synthesize the evidence examining the effect of exercise training on the outcomes of exercise capacity, health-related quality of life (HRQoL), and hospital length of stay (LOS) and to identify any difference in the effect on people treated with allogeneic versus autologous transplantation. METHODS: Five electronic databases were systematically searched from inception to December 5, 2020. Prospective studies with a comparator group, with or without randomization, were included if they investigated the effects of an exercise intervention..View full abstract