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[Heart rate variability in anesthesia].

  title={[Heart rate variability in anesthesia].},
  author={Andrea Paris and Peter H. Tonner and Berthold Bein and Georg von Knobelsdorff and Jens Scholz},
  journal={Anaesthesiologie und Reanimation},
  volume={26 3},
Measurement of heart rate variability (HRV) in the perioperative period is not yet part of routine monitoring. Because of a lack of standardization, comparison of results of different investigations is difficult. Caution is needed in interpreting data of HRV measurements because of the complexity of autonomic control of the cardiovascular system. Moreover, confounding effects of multiple factors influencing HRV in the perioperative setting make interpretation of data difficult and limit this… CONTINUE READING