The effect of reflexotherapy and massage therapy on vital signs and stress before coronary angiography: An open-label clinical trial

@inproceedings{Khaledifar2017TheEO,
  title={The effect of reflexotherapy and massage therapy on vital signs and stress before coronary angiography: An open-label clinical trial},
  author={Ali Khaledifar and Marzeih Nasiri and Borzoo Khaledifar and Arsalan Khaledifar and Ali Mohammad Mokhtari},
  booktitle={ARYA atherosclerosis},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Complementary medicine interventions are now successfully used to reduce stress as well as to stabilize hemodynamic indices within different procedures. The present study aimed to examine the effect of massage therapy and reflexotherapy on reducing stress in patients before coronary angiography. METHODS In this open-label clinical trial, 75 consecutive patients who were candidate for coronary angiography were randomly assigned to receive reflexotherapy (n = 25), or massage therapy… CONTINUE READING

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