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., et al.

CURRENT THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, cilt.63, ss.421-429, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 63 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s0011-393x(02)80048-0
  • Dergi Adı: CURRENT THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.421-429

Özet

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.