The fallacies of QT correction

Lokhandwala, Yash and Toal, SC (2003) The fallacies of QT correction. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal, 3 (4). pp. 185-186. ISSN 0972-6292

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Abstract

Not to correct QT, but how to, that is the question”. The QT interval is a reflection of the action potential in the cardiac cells. Homogenous or heterogenous changes in the action potential duration lead to alteration of QT interval (in addition to morphological changes of T & U waves) 1. Such changes can be due to change in heart rate & autonomic tone. They can also be markers of abnormal repolarization, depolarization or both as a result of electrolyte disturbances, cardiac diseases, drugs and congenital long QT syndromes

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:QT correction, QT interval, Heart rate, Fallacies
Subjects:-Journal Repositories > Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
Circulatory and Respiratory Physiology > Cardiovascular Physiology > Cardiovascular Physiologic Phenomena > Hemodynamic Phenomena > Heart Rate
Cardiovascular Diseases > Heart Diseases > Arrhythmia
ID Code:210
Deposited By:Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
Deposited On:05 July 2005

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