Physiol Meas 2020 Oct 20. Epub 2020 Oct 20.
Cardiovascular Department, University of Trieste Clinical Department of Medical Surgical and Health Sciences, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, ITALY.
Objective: Ischemic heart disease (IHD), in its chronic stable form, is a subtle pathology due to its silent behavior before developing in unstable angina, myocardial infarction or sudden cardiac death. The clinical assessment is based on typical symptoms and finally confirmed, invasively, by coronary angiography. Recently, heart rate variability (HRV) analysis as well as some machine learning algorithms like Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) were used to identify cardiovascular arrhythmias and, only in few cases, to classify IHD segments in a limited number of subjects. Read More