Alaettin Avşar

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Obese subjects are more prone to sudden deaths and arrhythmias than non-obese subjects. Heart rate turbulence (HRT) impairment reflects cardiac autonomic dysfunction, in particular impaired baroreflex sensitivity and reduced parasympathetic activity. Our aim was to evaluate the cardiac autonomic function in obesity by the HRT method. Ninety obese subjects(More)
The aim of the study was to investigate relationship between polymorphisms in genes that are clinical and environmental features and the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) in Afyonkarahisar subjects living in Turkey. Prevalence of the several genes polymorphisms, ≤45 (42.04 ± 3.3) and ≥46 (57.19 ± 7.5) years were studied in individuals with MI and without(More)
OBJECTIVE Fibromyalgia is characterized by diffuse musculoskeletal pain and discomfort. There are several reports regarding autonomic nervous system dysfunction in patients with fibromyalgia. Heart rate turbulence is expressed as ventriculophasic sinus arrhythmia and has been considered to reflect cardiac autonomic activity. Heart rate turbulence has been(More)
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