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Sinusoidal heart rate rhythms in severe neonatal hypoxia.
  1. M M Reid,
  2. J Jenkins,
  3. G McClure


    Sinusoidal heart rate traces were detected in 8 patients, 6 of whom died; the 2 survivors showed evidence of gross cerebral damage. It is felt that the origin of the sinusoidal curve is probably central and reflects loss of central control of heart rate.

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