Effects of balneotherapy on serum IL-1, PGE 2 and LTB 4 levels in fibromyalgia patients
作者: Füsun ArdıçMerih ÖzgenHülya AybekSimin RotaDuygu ÇubukçuAli Gökgöz
作者单位: 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University
2Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University
3Department of Geological Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Pamukkale University
刊名: Rheumatology International, 2007, Vol.27 (5), pp.441-446
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-006-0237-x
关键词: BalneotherapyFibromyalgia
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical effects of balneotherapy in the treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) and to determine if balneotherapy influences serum levels of inflammation markers, IL-1, PGE 2 and LTB 4 . 24 primary fibromyalgia female patients diagnosed according to American College of Rheumatology criteria were included to the study. Their ages ranged between 33 and 55 years. FMS patients were randomly assigned in two groups as, group 1 ( n = 12) and group 2 ( n = 12). Group 1 received 20-min bathing, once in a day for five days per week. Patients participated in the study for 3 weeks (total of 15 sessions) in Denizli. Group 2 did not receive balneotherapy. FMS patients were evaluated by tenderness measurements (tender point count and...
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  • balneotherapy 浴疗法
  • serum 血清
  • PGE Professional Group-Education