Published in Heart Disease Weekly, September 17th, 2006
Study 1: Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibition after successful percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) prevented minor myocardial necrosis and provided longer-lasting recovery in QT dispersion compared to heparin therapy.
A recent report from Turkey notes, "Coronary ischemia augments inhomogeneity in ventricular repolarization. Decrease in the QT dispersion (QTd) following restoration of coronary blood flow to the ischemic myocardium by successful percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is an expected outcome."
E. Okmen and colleagues at...
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