Decrease in the heart rate complexity prior to the onset of atrial fibrillation


Tuzcu V., Nas S., Borklu T., Ugur A.

EUROPACE, vol.8, no.6, pp.398-402, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/europace/eul031
  • Title of Journal : EUROPACE
  • Page Numbers: pp.398-402

Abstract

Aims To assess heart rate complexity changes prior to the onset of atrial, fibrillation (AF) using sample entropy. It has been proposed that the autonomic nervous system might have a role in the initiation of AF.