QT dispersion in patients with pulmonary embolism


ERMİŞ N., ERMİŞ H., Sen N., Kepez A. , Cuglan B.

WIENER KLINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT, vol.122, pp.691-697, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 122
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00508-010-1491-1
  • Title of Journal : WIENER KLINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT
  • Page Numbers: pp.691-697
  • Keywords: Pulmonary embolism, electrocardiogram, QT dispersion, ECG score, pulmonary artery pressure, SICKLE-CELL-DISEASE, PROGNOSTIC VALUE, HEART-FAILURE, INTERVAL, PREDICTION, MORTALITY, SCORE

Abstract

Background: Various ECG patterns have been associated with acute pulmonary embolism. However, there is no data regarding the association between QT interval measurements and pulmonary embolism. We aimed to investigate the association between QT dispersion and the severity of pulmonary embolism (PE).