Heart Rate Recovery Post 6-Minute Walking Test in Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
Reserarchers have examined the clinical importance of utilizing the heart rate recovery (HRR) post 6-minute walking test (6MWT) as a simple marker of cardiovascular risk in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) patients in comparison to HRR post cycle ergometry, the validated and more sophisticated protocol.
The results of the study were that the higher the severity of OSA the lower the HRR was. There were also no differences found between work rate and distance walked during cycle ergometry or 6MWT, respectively, concerning normal, moderate and severe OSA patients. Autonomic nervous system dysfunction in OSA can be found even with submaximal exertion.
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