Autonomic nervous system involvement in Behçet's disease

  title={Autonomic nervous system involvement in Behçet's disease},
  author={G{\"u}lçin Kaymak Karataş and Meltem {\"O}nder and Jale Meray},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
In this study, R-R interval variation (RRIV) and sympathetic skin response (SSR) were used to evaluate autonomic nervous system (ANS) involvement in 25 patients with Behçet's disease. Normative values of RRIV and SSR were determined in a group of 25 healthy volunteers. R-R interval variation at rest (R%) and during deep breathing (D%), the difference between D% and R% (D-R), and the ratio of D% to R% (D/R) were determined. R-R interval variations did not show a significant difference between… CONTINUE READING


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