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Cardiorespiratory Coupling in Asthmatic Children

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 Computing in Cardiology, CinC 2019
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781728169361
ISBN (Print)978-1-7281-5942-3
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventComputing in cardiology conference -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

Publication series

NameComputing in Cardiology
ISSN (Print)2325-8861
ISSN (Electronic)2325-887X


ConferenceComputing in cardiology conference
Period1/01/00 → …


The relationship between cardiac and respiratory autonomic control has been suggested to be altered in several respiratory disorders. However, and despite the increasing prevalence of asthma, there are not studies assessing the cardiorespiratory coupling (CRC) with respect to the asthmatic status. Since altered autonomic control has been suggested to play a major role in asthma, in this work overnight CRC was assessed in a group of 67 children who underwent a three-month inhaled corticosteroids treatment. After treatment completion, CRC was reduced (p < 0.005) in the subjects without or with a low risk of asthma, whereas it kept unchanged in those with a worse prognosis, suggesting that an altered interaction between cardiac and respiratory activity might be related with an increased risk of asthma.

Publication forum classification

Field of science, Statistics Finland