Efficacy of cardiosynchronized electrical stimulation in patients with acute heart failure

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  • Authors: Ivanov GG1, Orkvasov MY.2, Dvornikov VE2, Azaraksh H2, Chuiko NA2, Halabi G3, Muraued A4
  • Affiliations:
    1. First MSMU n.a. I.M. Sechenov
    2. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
    3. Medical Hospital 2000
    4. American University of Beirut
  • Issue: No 2 (2013)
  • Pages: 59-70
  • Section: Articles
  • URL: http://journals.rudn.ru/medicine/article/view/3248
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Abstract


Objective: to study the efficacy of external cardiosynchronized muscular counterpulsation (CMC) in patients with different variants of acute heart failure. The study included the examination results of 62 patients with acute heart failure, which undergo two variants (two groups) of therapy: 1) only the standard drug therapy (diuretics, nitrates, etc .) and 2) in the case of its inefficacy over 12 hours, combination of the drug therapy with the CMC sessions over 7 days. The clinical assessment of the patients under examination characterized the group with the standard therapy as less severe. In 64% of the group 2 patients, a significant improvement in the form of improvement in the fluid balance indices was noted during the combined therapy.

About the authors

G G Ivanov

First MSMU n.a. I.M. Sechenov

Email: ivgen2004@mail.ru
Department of cardiology; Russian Federation State Research Center “Institute of Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences” 76 A Highway Horoshevskoe, Moscow, Russia, 123007 Department of Hospital Therapy Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia Miklukho-Maklaya str., 8, Moscow, Russia, 117198

M Yu Orkvasov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Department of Hospital Therapy

V E Dvornikov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: dvornikovv@mail.ru
Department of Hospital Therapy

H Azaraksh

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Department of Hospital Therapy

N A Chuiko

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: natasha_chuyko15@mail.ru
Department of Hospital Therapy

G Halabi

Medical Hospital 2000

Email: ghazi@ghazihalabi.com

A Muraued

American University of Beirut

Economic Faculty

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Copyright (c) 2013 Иванов Г.Г., Орквасов М.Ю., Дворников В.Е., Азаракш Х., Чуйко Н.А., Халаби Г., Мураууед А.

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