The effects of growth hormone therapy on heart rate variability in adults with growth hormone deficiency

Unluhizarci K., Eryol N. K., Tanriverdi F., Colak R., Topsakal R., Ozdogru I., ...More

CURRENT THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, vol.63, no.7, pp.421-429, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Background. Growth hormone (GH) deficiency is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Abnormalities in heart rate variability (HRV) (such as decreased cardiac sympathetic activity), which is a marker of cardiac autonomic tone, have been found in patients with GH deficiency.