The Normative Value for Heart Rate Variability for the Assessment of Sympatho-vagal Balance in Healthy Adult Population of Bihar
Yogesh Kumar1, Pramita Dubey2*, Kamlesh Jha1, Tribhuwan Kumar1 and Ramji Singh3
1Additional Professor, Department of Physiology, AIIMS Patna, India
2Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, RMLIMS, Lucknow, India
3Executive Director, AIIMS, Kalyani, India
*Corresponding Author: Pramita Dubey, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, RMLIMS, Lucknow, India.
March 20, 2021; Published: May 25, 2021
Recording of HRV will help us to identify cardiovascular autonomic derangement earlier. However, to be used clinically, normative data has to be established. In this study, HRV analysis of 111 young healthy subjects aged 18 to 30 yrs is done who are divided on the basis of gender. In time domain parameters, values are slightly higher for males for RR interval and slightly higher for females for RMSSD and PRR50%. In frequency domain parameters, higher values are found for VLF for males and LF and HF for females. Total power is higher for females and LF/HF ratio is higher for males. However, no comprehensive investigations of all HRV indices in large normal populations have yet been performed.
Keywords: Heart Rate Variability; Normative Data; Time Domain Analysis; Frequency Domain Analysis
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