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Continuous and online analysis of heart rate variability.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16126583     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Spectral analysis of heart rate variability provides a probe to assess the function of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems. Time-frequency analysis of heart rate variability is useful for investigating autonomic nervous function in patients with syncope or non-sustained ventricular tachycardia, or in anaesthesia, etc. In this paper, we developed an algorithm for continuous and online analysis of heart rate variability. The algorithm was simulated and evaluated in MATLAB, and implemented on the digital signal processor. The electrocardiogram signals from MIT/BIH arrhythmia database and one patient with syncope demonstrate the capability of the proposed method in the continuous and online analysis of heart rate variability.
H L Chan; W S Chou; S W Chen; S C Fang; C S Liou; Y S Hwang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical engineering & technology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0309-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Eng Technol     Publication Date:    2005 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-29     Completed Date:  2005-12-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7702125     Medline TA:  J Med Eng Technol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  227-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Electrical Engineering, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / diagnosis*,  physiopathology*
Diagnosis, Computer-Assisted / methods*
Heart Rate*
Online Systems
Reproducibility of Results
Retrospective Studies
Sensitivity and Specificity
Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted*

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