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Rectal Ozone therapy role in the quality of life of a Heart Failure patient.


Heart Failure (HF) is a nosological entity with multiple pathophysiological aspects including the phenomenon of Ischemia-Reperfusion (I/R) 6. It is reported to be a heterogeneous syndrome resulting from structural damage to the myocardial fiber which occurs through various mechanisms. On the other hand, ozone therapy has shown a protective role against I/R phenomenon observed in clinical situations such as HF and circulatory shock. On this point, our objective was to evaluate rectal ozone therapy effect in a patient with decompensated heart failure and diabetes mellitus type 2, treated at our Cardiozono Medical Center, in Luanda, Angola.
Variables to be measured before and after rectal ozone therapy were: functional classification, biochemical parameters and left ventricular ejection fraction. As a result, rectal ozone therapy was able to improve the clinical condition of our patient, the renal and hepatic function tests were also improved and the ejection fraction of the left ventricle was significantly increased. As a conclusion we have that rectal ozone therapy, complementary to conventional treatment, improved the quality of life of this patient, as well as, the ejection fraction of the left ventricle was significantly increased, reflecting the cardioprotective effect of rectal ozone therapy.


Heart failure, phenomenon of ischemia reperfusion, rectal ozone therapy, ejection fraction of the left ventricle.

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