Effects of Repeated Sauna Treatment on Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients With Chronic Heart Fai...

25 Nov 2005Takashi Kihara, Sadatoshi Biro, Yoshiyuki Ikeda, Tsuyoshi Fukudome1), Takuro Shinsato, Akinori Masuda, Masaaki Miyata, Shuichi Hamasaki, Yutaka Otsuji, Shinichi Minagoe, Suminori Akiba, Chuwa Tei

Repeated sauna treatment improves ventricular arrhythmias in patients with chronic heart failure

Randomized Controlled Trial
3 effects
2 weeks
30 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Sauna Selfcare risk & protective factor
Sauna
Selfcare

Atrial Fibrillation Cardiovascular outcome
Atrial Fibrilla...
Cardiovascular

Notable Decrease

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Sauna Selfcare risk & protective factor
Sauna
Selfcare

Heart Rate Variability Cardiovascular outcome
Heart Rate Vari...
Cardiovascular

Strong Increase

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Sauna Selfcare risk & protective factor
Sauna
Selfcare

Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) Cardiovascular outcome
Premature ventr...
Cardiovascular

Strong Decrease

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