Cardiac function at rest and with exercise in the chronic fatigue syndrome.

@article{Montague1989CardiacFA,
  title={Cardiac function at rest and with exercise in the chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Terrence J. Montague and Tom Marrie and Gerald A. Klassen and D J Bewick and B. Milan Hor{\'a}cek},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1989},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={779-84}
}
To evaluate a possible cardiac pathophysiology of the chronic fatigue syndrome, we compared the resting cardiac function and exercise performance of 41 patients to those of an age-matched and sex-matched normal control group. Persistent fatigue following an acute apparently viral illness was the major complaint of all patients; none had specific cardiac symptoms nor abnormal physical findings. Electrocardiographic spatial patterns were normal in the patients, and there were no differences in… CONTINUE READING

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