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Bioelectric Activity of the Heart in Women with Severe Postural Instability. Pp. 64–69.

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Section: Biology

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[616.12–073.7:616.8–008.6]–055.20-754

Authors

Kraynova Irina Nikolaevna, Institute of Medical and Biological Research, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia)

Demin Аleksandr Viktorovich, Institute of Medical and Biological Research, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia)

Moroz Taisiya Petrovna, Postgraduate Student, Institute of Medical and Biological Research, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia)

Abstract

The article presents the results of studying ECG parameters in women older than 65 years who had two or more falls during the year, compared to women of the same age who did not have any falls for the same period. The two groups did not show any significant differences in ECG parameters. Macruz index values in both groups were significantly higher than the normal range. We also found that heart rate of women who experienced two or more falls during the year was statistically lower than that of the women who did not have any falls.

Keywords

women older than 65, falls, ECG, heart rate, Macruz index.

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