Respiratory sinus arrhythmia in patients with Prader-Willi syndrome.

  title={Respiratory sinus arrhythmia in patients with Prader-Willi syndrome.},
  author={Francis DiMario and Lars Bauer and Jocelyne Volpe and Suzanne B. Cassidy},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  volume={11 2},
In this investigation, we sought to further test the hypothesis that parasympathetic deficiency exists among persons with Prader-Willi syndrome, by examining respiratory sinus arrhythmia. The study sample comprised two groups of patients: 14 subjects with Prader-Willi syndrome and 14 age- and sex-matched controls. Each subject's electrocardiogram was… CONTINUE READING