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Correlation between dispersion of repolarization (QT dispersion) and ventricular ectopic beat frequency in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a marker for risk of arrhythmogenesis?

Authors
  • Jain, Hitender
  • Avasthi, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2004
Volume
93
Issue
1
Pages
69–73
Identifiers
PMID: 14729438
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We hypothesize that with increasing dispersion of repolarization the chances or the frequency of ventricular arrhythmias increase. Our findings also point to a definite role of QTd as an arrhythmogenic marker or substrate.

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