Henry Cuthbert Bazett (1885–1950)—The Man behind the QT Interval Correction Formula

  title={Henry Cuthbert Bazett (1885–1950)—The Man behind the QT Interval Correction Formula},
  author={Ariel Roguin},
  journal={Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology},
  • A. Roguin
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Medicine
  • Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
The “Bazett formula” is used for correcting the observed QT interval and is named after Henry Cuthbert Bazett who was born in England in 1885. He studied medicine and worked in Oxford and served in the British Medical Corps during World War I. In 1920, Bazett published his seminal paper on the different intervals length of the electrocardiogram recordings in a small group of healthy individuals, and proposed a formula for correcting the QT length for heart rate. Later, he moved to the… 

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