Findings on ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring in subjects older than 80 years.

@article{Kantelip1986FindingsOA,
  title={Findings on ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring in subjects older than 80 years.},
  author={Jean Pierre Kantelip and E Sage and Pierre Duch{\^e}ne-Marullaz},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={57 6},
  pages={398-401}
}
Twenty-four-hour electrocardiograms were recorded in 50 subjects (44 women, 6 men) older than 80 years without cardiovascular disease and with normal standard electrocardiographic responses. During waking and sleeping periods, the mean sinus rates were, respectively, 78 +/- 3 and 64 +/- 1 beats/min; heart rate ranged from 43 to 180 beats/min over 24 hours. Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) was present in 28% of the subjects. Nocturnal sinus arrhythmia was only noted in 12% of the patients; it… CONTINUE READING

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