Functional electrical stimulation in the treatment of patients with chronic heart failure: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Sbruzzi2010FunctionalES,
  title={Functional electrical stimulation in the treatment of patients with chronic heart failure: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Graciele Sbruzzi and Rodrigo Antonini Ribeiro and Beatriz D’Argord Schaan and Luis Ulisses Signori and Ant{\^o}nio Marcos Vargas da Silva and Maria Cl{\'a}udia Costa Irigoyen and Rodrigo Della Mea Plentz},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={254-60}
}
Functional electrical stimulation (FES) produces beneficial effects in the treatment of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF), but studies carried out in these patients show small sample sizes and conflicting results. The aim of this meta-analysis was to systematically review the effect of treatment with FES compared with conventional aerobic exercise training (CA) or control group in patients with CHF. The search strategy included MEDLINE, LILACS, Physiotherapy Evidence Database and… CONTINUE READING

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