Physical Rehabilitation Program to Improve the Physical and Functional Status after Hospitalization of Open-Heart Surgery

Waleed Abd el Fattah Fahmy Mahmoud
2017 American Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery  
This research aims to help speed of the healing of the sternum and the muscles working on it. As well as improved functional status and physical rib cage muscles affected by open-heart surgery. The reduction of pain associated with movements of the patient. Raise the efficiency of the heart muscle after surgery and this study was conducted on a sample of 100 individuals who underwent open-heart surgery where the number of those excluded from the sample 86 per person and those who were not
more » ... who were not attending the meetings and for several reasons, especially belonging geographical location and the high cost of mobility and movement and their inability to afford such burdens., Bringing the total number of sample 14 persons, of whom nine members of the experimental group and 5 members of the group officer. The researcher used the experimental method to the suitability of the nature of the study and their objective where the program was designed and put its own axes. The most important results to the disappearance of the patient's pain and healing of the sternum during the first three weeks of the surgery, which track out of intensive care., That physiotherapy equipment (tens current -lasers-ultrasound) a significant effect on the healing of the sternum and the disappearance of pain during the first three weeks immediately after surgery. The return of natural rubber for the muscles of the neck, abdomen and chest as well as muscle strength to lift the muscles of the neck, abdomen and chest and increase the power and efficiency of the heart muscle.
doi:10.15226/2573-864x/2/5/00126 fatcat:cocv3gaiknaevdratnocgr4u4e