A warm footbath improves coronary flow reserve in patients with mild-to-moderate coronary artery disease.

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BACKGROUNDS Recent studies have shown that thermal therapy by means of warm waterbaths and sauna has beneficial effects in chronic heart failure. However, a comprehensive investigation of the hemodynamic effects of thermal vasodilation on coronary arteries has not been previously undertaken. In this study, we studied the effect of a warm footbath (WFB) on… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2011.01493.x

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