Published in Cardiovascular Week, May 29th, 2006
Researchers in France report, "Brain injuries may induce cardiac dysrhythmias and sudden cardiac death. We analyzed 12-lead electrocardiograms of 493 consecutive patients with brain infarction (BI) proved by an magnetic resonance imaging and 493 control subjects matched for age, sex, and center."
H. Abboud and colleagues at Denis Diderot University & Medical School in Paris explained, "Insular involvement (insula(±)) was assessed by two independent readings of the magnetic resonance imaging scans. Cases were followed for 5 years. Acute BI was independently...
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