P-207: The effects of Ramadan Fasting on heart rate variability in hypertensive patients.


BACKGROUND Ramadan fasting is one of the five fundamental rituals of Islam. Heart rate variability (HRV) is an independent predictor of increased mortality of patients with myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure. The effects of fasting on the HRV are not known. AIM To study the effects of Ramadan fasting on HRV in hypertensive patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3928(16)30250-5


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