Heart rate variability in healthy newborn infants

  • Mehta S
  • Super D
  • Connuck D
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Abstract

In adults and older children, heart rate variability (HRV) is frequently used to study autonomic function noninvasively. Normal values of HRV in newborn infants, however, are not widely available. This problem may be partially attributed to the lack of standardization of different methods. This study assessed HRV in normal newborn infants using 24-hour Holter monitoring. From 1997 to 2000, we prospectively evaluated frequency- (spectral analysis), geometric-, and time-domain indexes of HRV in normal term infants. Ninety-six asymptomatic infants who were

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Authors

  • Sudhir Ken Mehta

  • Dennis M. Super

  • David Connuck

  • Ann Salvator

  • Lynn Singer

  • Linda Goetz Fradley

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