Heart rate response during exercise predicts survival in adults with congenital heart disease.

@article{Diller2006HeartRR,
  title={Heart rate response during exercise predicts survival in adults with congenital heart disease.},
  author={Gerhard-Paul Diller and Konstantinos Dimopoulos and Darlington O. Okonko and Anselm S Uebing and Craig S. Broberg and Sonya Babu-Narayan and Stephanie Bayne and P Poole-wilson and Richard Sutton and Darrel P. Francis and Michael A. Gatzoulis},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={1250-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the prognostic value of heart rate response to exercise in adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) patients. BACKGROUND An abnormal heart rate response to exercise is related to autonomic dysfunction and may have prognostic implications in ACHD. METHODS We identified 727 consecutive ACHD patients (mean age [+/- SD] 33 +/- 13 years… CONTINUE READING