J. P. Bounhoure

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AIMS Identification of patients with chronic heart failure at risk for sudden death remains difficult. We sought to assess the prognostic value for all-cause and sudden death of time and frequency domain measures of heart rate variability in chronic heart failure. METHODS AND RESULTS We prospectively enrolled 190 patients with chronic heart failure in(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prognostic value of arrhythmogenic markers in hypertensive patients. DESIGN Two hundred and fourteen hypertensive patients without symptomatic coronary disease, systolic dysfunction, electrolyte disturbances or anti-arrhythmic therapy were included. Recordings were made of 12-lead standard ECGs with calculations of QT interval(More)
Many case reports have been published of reversible left ventricular dysfunction precipitated by sudden emotional stress. We have evaluated 10 women hospitalized for acute chest pain and dyspnea, mimicking an acute coronary syndrome, after a severe emotional trigger. Those patients, postmenopausal women, presented ST segment alterations on the EKG, minor(More)
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