Sympathetic skin response and heart rate variability as diagnostic tools for the differential diagnosis of Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer's disease: a diagnostic test study

@inproceedings{Negami2013SympatheticSR,
  title={Sympathetic skin response and heart rate variability as diagnostic tools for the differential diagnosis of Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer's disease: a diagnostic test study},
  author={Masako Negami and Takahiro Maruta and Chie Takeda and Yumi Adachi and Hiroaki Yoshikawa},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to investigate the usefulness of sympathetic skin response (SSR) and heart rate variability (HRV) for the differential diagnosis of patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). DESIGN A diagnostic test study. SETTING Single centre in Japan. PARTICIPANTS We examined 20 patients with probable Alzheimer's disease… CONTINUE READING