Heart rate variability as predictive factor for sudden cardiac death

  title={Heart rate variability as predictive factor for sudden cardiac death},
  author={Francesco Sessa and Valenzano Anna and Giovanni Messina and Giuseppe Cibelli and Vincenzo Maria Monda and Gabriella Marsala and Maria Ruberto and Antonio Biondi and Orazio Cascio and Giuseppe Bertozzi and Daniela Pisanelli and Francesca Maglietta and Antonietta Messina and Maria Pina Mollica and Monica Salerno},
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) represents about 25% of deaths in clinical cardiology. The identification of risk factors for SCD is the philosopher's stone of cardiology and the identification of non-invasive markers of risk of SCD remains one of the most important goals for the scientific community.The aim of this review is to analyze the state of the art around the heart rate variability (HRV) as a predictor factor for SCD.HRV is probably the most analyzed index in cardiovascular risk… CONTINUE READING
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