oa Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - A comparison of heart rate variability in affected and unaffected members of families with progressive familial heart block type I
|Article Title||A comparison of heart rate variability in affected and unaffected members of families with progressive familial heart block type I|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town.|
|Publication Date||Feb 1994|
|Pages||12 - 15|
|Keyword(s)||Affected and unaffected members of families, Heart rate variability and Progressive familial heart block type I|
The presence of sinus bradycardia (less than 6O/min) in patients affected by progressive familial heart block type I (PFHB1) and their inability to reach a target heart rate during exercise testing, prompted an investigation of the influence of the autonomic nervous system on cardiac conduction in these family members.
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