Volume 18, Issue 5 (8-2015)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2015, 18(5): 88-96 | Back to browse issues page

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mozafari A, moini L, mohebi S, hejazi F, marvi M, olomidoran V et al . Quality of Life and Assessment of Efficacy of Rehabilitation on Improvement of Quality of Llife and its Subtypes after PCI in Qom. J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2015; 18 (5) :88-96
URL: http://amuj.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-3404-en.html
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Qom Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qom, Iran , a_mozafari@hotmail.com
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Background: Cardiovascular diseases is one of the most prevalent causes of mortality in all around the world accounting for high rates of decrease of physical function and daily work. The aim of this study is to assess the effect of cardiac rehabilitation on quality of life dimensions Percutanous Coronary Intervention (PCI) patients.

Materials and Methods: This clinical trial study was conducted on 96 patients in the rehabilitation unit in Qom. Half of patients put in the test group and the others remained as control. Data of all patients including of demographic parameter and questionnaire of quality of life before and after rehabilitation (in case and control groups) were collected. Data analysis was done in SPSS 18 by central statistical indices and frequency distribution as well as independent t-test, pair t-test ans Chi-square and p-value below than 0.05 was significant.

Results: out of 96 patients, the mean age was 57.21±9.09 and 57.3± 10.89 years in case and control groups respectively and 70.8% were male and remains were female. There was significant relationship between quality of life and its subtypes except physical function (p<0.001). Moreover, difference between quality of life and six out of eight subtypes scores before and after rehabilitation in both groups was significant.

Conclusion: It seems that cardiac rehabilitation after PCI affects quality of life.

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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: Cardiology
Received: 2015/01/6 | Accepted: 2015/03/2 | Published: 2015/07/22

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