Air pollution effects on ventricular repolarization.

@article{Lux2009AirPE,
  title={Air pollution effects on ventricular repolarization.},
  author={Robert L. Lux and Christina Pope},
  journal={Research report},
  year={2009},
  volume={141},
  pages={3-20; discussion 21-8}
}
We conducted a retrospective study of a set of previously published electrocardiographic data to investigate the possible direct association between levels of particulate air pollution and changes in ventricular repolarization -- the cardiac electrophysiologic process that manifests itself as the T wave* of the electrocardiogram (ECG) and that is definitively linked to and responsible for increased arrhythmogenesis. The published findings from this data set demonstrated a clear cardiac effect… CONTINUE READING
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