Resting Heart Rate and Heart Rate Variability in the Year Following Acute Coronary Syndrome: How Do Women Fare?
Anna J Scovelle, Brian Oldenburg, C Barr Taylor, David L Hare, Emma E Thomas, Samia R Toukhsati, John Oldroyd, Josephine D Russell, Adrienne O'Neil
HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021
BACKGROUND: Women experience poorer health outcomes following acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Heart rate (HR) and heart rate variability (HRV) have emerged as sensitive and cost-effective markers of autonomic function and prognostic risk factors of poor cardiac outcomes. The aim of the current study was to investigate whether sex-specific differences existed across HR and five parameters of HRV, at 1 and 12 months following ACS diagnosis. METHODS: Between January 2013 and June 2014, a sample of 416 ACS patients was enrolled in the Anxiety Depression & Heart Rate Variability in cardiac patients: Evaluating the impact of Negative emotions on functioning after Twenty four months (ADVENT) longitu..View full abstract
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council
Awarded by Future Leader Fellowship from the Heart Foundation, Australia
The ADVENT study was funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant (APP1021294). AJS is supported by a Postgraduate Scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (#1191061) and the Australian Government RTP Scheme. AO is supported by a Future Leader Fellowship (#101160) from the Heart Foundation, Australia.