Tilt training, for recurrent neurocardiogenic syncope - Effectiveness, patient compliance, and scheduling the frequency of training sessions


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Kinay O., Yazici M., Nazli C., Acar G., Gedikli O., Altinbas A., ...Daha Fazla

JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL, cilt.45, ss.833-843, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1536/jhj.45.833
  • Dergi Adı: JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.833-843

Özet

Unsatisfactory results obtained with medical therapy and dual-chamber pacing for prevention of recurrent neurocardiogenic syncope necessitated the development of new treatment modalities. Tilt-training, a novel treatment for recurrent neurocardiogenic syncope based on exercise sessions with prolonged upright posture (either oil a tilt-table or standing on foot against a wall), was shown to be effective in preventing the recurrence of neurocardiogenic syncope. The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the long-term beneficial effects of a transient tilt training program lasting 2 months.