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2024 May 16

J Transl Med




Osteoarthritis patients exhibit an autonomic dysfunction with indirect sympathetic dominance.


Sohn R, Assar T, Kaufhold I, Brenneis M, Braun S, Junker M, Zaucke F, Pongratz G, Jenei-Lanzl Z


Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic degenerative joint disease causing limited mobility and pain, with no curative treatment available. Recent in vivo studies suggested autonomic alterations during OA progression in patients, yet clinical evidence is scarce. Therefore, autonomic tone was analyzed in OA patients via heart rate variability (HRV) measurements.