Congestive heart failure and QRS duration: establishing prognosis study.

  title={Congestive heart failure and QRS duration: establishing prognosis study.},
  author={Heather J Shenkman and Vijayamalini Pampati and Akshay K. Khandelwal and John E. McKinnon and David B Nori and Scott Kaatz and Keisha R. Sandberg and Peter A. McCullough},
  volume={122 2},
STUDY OBJECTIVES There is a lack of epidemiologic information about duration of QRS complex in the general heart failure population. We sought to describe age, sex, and clinical subset specific prevalence of QRS prolongation in this population. METHODS Data were abstracted from the Resource Utilization Among Congestive Heart Failure Study, which identified 29,686 patients with heart failure from a large, mixed-model managed-care organization during 1989 to 1999. A target population of 3,471… CONTINUE READING


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