Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit



PrEPS - Prehabilitation in Elective Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Status: Closedown/Analysis
Sponsor: South Tees NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust
Funder: Heart Research UK
Therapeutic area: Cardiovascular
Type of study: Clinical Intervention

Aim: The overarching research aim is to assess the impact of a pre-operative rehabilitation intervention (prehabilitation) on pre- operative physical, functional and clinical outcomes in adult patients awaiting cardiac surgery.

Primary outcome:

Change in 6MWT from baseline to post intervention compared to those receiving standard care over the same period.

Population: Adults
Design: RCT
Setting: Secondary Care
Planned Sample Size: 182