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Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Signal Analysis

Clinical Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Markad V. Kamath, Mari Watanabe, Adrian Upton

CRC Press

532 pages

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Open a Window into the Autonomic Nervous SystemQuantifying the amount of autonomic nervous system activity in an individual patient can be extremely important, because it provides a gauge of disease severity in a large number of diseases. Heart rate variability (HRV) calculated from both short-term and longer-term electrocardiograms is an ideal win

Table of Contents

Heart Rate Variability: A Historical Perspective. Section I Heart Rate Variability Techniques: Methodological Aspects of Heart Rate Variability Analysis. Methodological Aspects of Baroreflex Sensitivity Analysis. Arterial Blood Pressure Waveform Analysis and Its Applications in the Assessment of Vasovagal Syncope. Heart Rate Turbulence. Phase-Rectified Signal Averaging: Methods and Clinical Applications. Section II Clinical Applications of Heart Rate Variability-Monitoring: Heart Rate Variability Analysis for the Monitoring of Fetal Distress and Neonatal Critical Care. Heart Rate Variability and Blood Pressure Variability in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Effects of Exercise Training on Heart Rate Variability in Patients with Hypertension. Heart Rate Variability and Sleep. Section III Clinical Applications of Heart Rate Variability-Acute Care: Heart Rate Variability in the Intensive Care Unit. Heart Rate Variability and Cardiovascular Dynamic Changes during Local Anesthesia. Effect of General Anesthesia on Heart Rate Variability. Heart Rate Variability in Functional Neurosurgery. Bariatric Surgery and Its Effects on Heart Rate Variability. Section IV Clinical Applications of Heart Rate Variability-Chronic Disorders: Heart Rate Variability in Congestive Heart Failure. Heart Rate Variability Analysis in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Aortic Stenosis Patients. Heart Rate Variability and Blood Pressure Variability in Respiratory Disease: Effects of Pharmaceutical Compounds, Non-Invasive Ventilation and Physical Exercise. Effects of Spinal Cord Injury on Heart Rate Variability and Blood Pressure Variability. Autonomic Dysfunction in Stroke. The Significance of Heart Rate Variability in Patients with Epilepsy. Classification of Parkinson's Disease Severity Using Heart Rate Variability Analysis. Heart Rate Variability in Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Heart Rate Variability and Depression. Heart Rate Variability

About the Editors

Markad V. Kamath, Ph.D. is a professor in the department of Medicine, with associate memberships in the Computing and Software Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering departments at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He received a B.Eng. from Karnataka Regional Engineering College (now the National Institute of Technology), India, a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Madras), and a Ph.D. in medical sciences from McMaster University. He is the editor of the journals Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering and Critical Reviews in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine and the founding editor of Visualization, Image Processing and Computation in Biomedicine. He is a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada.

Mari A. Watanabe, M.D., Ph.D., is currently an assistant professor in the cardiology department at St. Louis University. She received her M.D. from Nippon Medical School in Tokyo and Ph.D. in physiology and applied mathematics from Cornell University. She has conducted research in cardiology, mathematics and physics at various institutions, including the University of Pennsylvania, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, University of Utah, and Glasgow University in Scotland. She has received research grants from the American Heart Association, National Institute of Health and British Heart Foundation. She publishes papers in both clinical and basic science journals.

Adrian R.M. Upton, M.D., FRCP(C), FRCP(E), FRCP(G), is a professor of medicine at McMaster University. Dr. Upton qualified as a physician in the United Kingdom and has held a number of senior positions, including the director of the neurology department and director of the Diagnostic Neurophysiology Laboratory at Chedoke-McMaster hospitals, Canada. He has published over 400 papers in areas such as autonomic stimulation,

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical