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Cardiovascular autonomic control in patients undergoing left ventricular assist device (LVAD) support and pharmacologic therapy

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Objectives The objective of the study is to determine cardiac autonomic control in patients undergoing assessment for and/or LVAD therapy. Methods Heart rate variability (HRV) was measured in 17 explanted LVAD, 17 implanted LVAD and 23 NYHA III-IV classified chronic heart failure (CHF) patients and ten healthy matched controls under three conditions: supine free breathing, standing and supine controlled breathing. Five measures of HRV were assessed: mean R-R interval (mR-R), high frequency (H...

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Sandercock, GRH More by this author
George, RS More by this author
Jakovljevic, DG More by this author
Donovan, G More by this author
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Journal:
International Journal of Cardiology
Volume:
168
Issue:
4
Pages:
4145-4149
Publication date:
2013-10-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1874-1754
ISSN:
0167-5273
URN:
uuid:db2f7042-5a02-4b48-bf0d-edfaa06f537d
Source identifiers:
439697
Local pid:
pubs:439697

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