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Adv Gerontol. 2019;32(1-2):145-151.

[Adaptation to dosed hypoxia-hyperoxia as a factor in improving the quality of life of elderly patients with cardiac pathology.]

[Article in Russian; Abstract available in Russian from the publisher]

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I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, 8 bld. 2 Trubetskaya str., Moscow 119991, Russian Federation; e-mail:


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In order to substantiate new approaches to maintain the quality of life of elderly patients with cardiac pathology, the current study is made to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of technology, based on the principles of adaptive medicine, the method of interval hypoxic-hyperoxic training (IHHT). It was proved the use of IHHT technology in elderly people with HIBS in the prescribed regime leads to a substantial increase in the subjective perception of the quality of life, their psycho-emotional status, the number of attacks of angina pectoris, which was accompanied by an increase in the level of physical working capacity, exercise tolerance, normalization of lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Treatments by interval hypoxic-hyperoxic training are well tolerated, do not cause side effects; when developing optimal individualized regimens' principles IHHT can be used in the complex rehabilitation of elderly patients with cardiac and co-morbid pathology.


adaptation; elderly patient; hyperoxia; hypoxia; quality of life

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