Journal Article

Cardiac arrhythmias in elderly patients and their correlation with health indices and mortality

Shkolnikova, M. A., Shubik, Y. V., Shalnova, S. A., Shkolnikov, V. M., Vaupel, J. W.

Vestnik Aritmologii (Annals of Arrhytmology), 49, 5-13 (2007)


To evaluate the incidence of arrhythmias in aged residents of Moscow with the aid of Holter monitoring and to assess the correlation of arrhythmias with health indices, classic risk factors of cardiovascular diseases, psychological stress, and mortality with regards to the short term prognosis, 187 patients aged 67-86 years (146 men and 41 women)were followed.