Structural, functional and autonomic changes in the cardiovascular system in growth hormone deficient patients


Erdogan D., Tukek T., Aral F., Oflaz H., Ozaydin M., Kocaman O., ...More

ANNALS OF NONINVASIVE ELECTROCARDIOLOGY, vol.9, no.1, pp.19-23, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1542-474x.2004.91521.x
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF NONINVASIVE ELECTROCARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-23

Abstract

Background: Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is known to cause higher rates of cardiovascular mortality. The purpose of the study was to analyze the structural and functional changes in the heart and investigate their relation to autonomic function as assessed with heart rate variability (HRV).