Assessment of autonomic functions in children with familial Mediterranean fever by using heart rate variability measurements


Fidanci K., Gulgun M., Demirkaya E., Acikel C., Kilic A., Gok F., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.20, no.12, pp.2086-2092, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1756-185x.12401
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2086-2092

Abstract

AimThe aim of this study is to analyze possible autonomic nerve system alterations and assess the efficacy of heart rate variability (HRV) analysis in anticipation of cardiovascular risks in pediatric patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF).