Cardiac autonomic dysfunction and functional outcome after ischaemic stroke.

@article{Bassi2007CardiacAD,
  title={Cardiac autonomic dysfunction and functional outcome after ischaemic stroke.},
  author={Andrea Bassi and Furio Colivicchi and Massimo Santini and Carlo Caltagirone},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={917-22}
}
ischaemic stroke has been associated with an impairment of cardiac autonomic balance. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of cardiac autonomic derangement on functional outcome after a rehabilitation program in patients with recent ischaemic stroke. The study population included 85 consecutive first-ever stroke survivors (46 men and 39 women; mean age 60.0 +/- 12.4 years), who underwent 24-h Holter monitoring before the beginning of a 60-day rehabilitation program. Time-domain… CONTINUE READING