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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: PUREAIR protocol: randomized controlled trial of intensive pulmonary rehabilitation versus standard care in patients undergoing surgical resection for lung cancer

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Patients affected by NSCLC in Stage I-II Tumour stage requiring adjuvant therapies
Patients eligible for lung resection Patients unfit for the type of physical exercise included in study protocol
Patients able to walk autonomously without medical devices (e.g., crutches) Patients affected by sensorial or cognitive deficits with potential severe impact on compliance (deafness, blindness, dementia, etc.)
Patients able to give informed consent