Multiresolution wavelet analysis of heartbeat intervals discriminates healthy patients from those with cardiac pathology

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Thurner, Stefan; Feurstein, Markus C.; Teich, Malvin C.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.80.1544
  • Subject: Nonlinear Sciences - Chaotic Dynamics | Nonlinear Sciences - Adaptation and Self-Organizing Systems | Physics - Medical Physics | Quantitative Biology

We applied multiresolution wavelet analysis to the sequence of times between human heartbeats (R-R intervals) and have found a scale window, between 16 and 32 heartbeats, over which the widths of the R-R wavelet coefficients fall into disjoint sets for normal and heart-... View more
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