Analysis of coronary angiography related psychophysiological responses


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Okkesim S., Kara S., Kaya M. G. , Asyali M. H.

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING ONLINE, vol.10, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1475-925x-10-71
  • Title of Journal : BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING ONLINE

Abstract

Background: Coronary angiography is an important tool in diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. However, it is the administration is relatively stressful and emotionally traumatic for the subjects. The aim of this study is to evaluate psychophysiological responses induced by the coronary angiography instead of subjective methods such as a questionnaire. We have also evaluated the influence of the tranquilizer on the psychophysiological responses.