Association between QT interval and coronary heart disease in middle-aged and elderly men. The Zutphen Study.

@article{Dekker1994AssociationBQ,
  title={Association between QT interval and coronary heart disease in middle-aged and elderly men. The Zutphen Study.},
  author={Jacqueline M. Dekker and Evert G. Schouten and Peter Klootwijk and Jan Pool and Daan Kromhout},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1994},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={779-85}
}
BACKGROUND Heart-rate-adjusted QT-interval (QTc) is prognostic of sudden death in myocardial infarction patients. So far, population studies have yielded conflicting results on the predictive value of QTc for coronary heart disease morbidity and mortality. Therefore, we investigated this in a longitudinal study of middle-aged and elderly men. METHODS AND RESULTS From 1960 to 1985, 877 middle-aged men were followed and repeatedly examined in the Zutphen Study. In 1985 the remaining cohort was… CONTINUE READING
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