Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, July 23rd, 2006
Study 1: Manual measurement of QT dispersion might be a simple, noninvasive screening procedure to identify those hypertensives at greatest risk of sudden cardiac death in a third-world country.
According to recent research from Nigeria, "Increased QT dispersion is associated with sudden cardiac death in congestive cardiac failure, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and following myocardial infarction. Patients with hypertension-in particular, those with left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), are also at greater risk of sudden cardiac death."
"We examined whether QT...
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