Impaired heart rate recovery and chronotropic incompetence in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Thanh Trung Phan, Ganesh Nallur Shivu, Khalid Abozguia, Chris Davies, Mohammad Nassimizadeh, Donie Jimenez, Rebekah Weaver, Ibrar Ahmed, Michael Frenneaux

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This study assessed the chronotropic response to exercise and heart rate (HR) recovery after exercise in a carefully phenotyped group of patients with heart failure with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction (HfpEF) and a control group of similar age and gender distribution.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-34
Number of pages6
JournalCirculation: Heart Failure
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2010


  • Aged
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Exercise Test
  • Exercise Tolerance
  • Female
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Rate
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Stroke Volume

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