Effects of fluid overload on heart rate variability in chronic kidney disease patients on hemodialysis


BACKGROUND While fluid overload (FO) and alterations in the autonomic nervous system (ANS) such as hypersympathetic activity, are known risk factors for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients on chronic hemodialysis (HD), their relationship has not been thoroughly studied. METHODS In this observational study involving 69 patients on chronic HD… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2369-15-26


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