High prevalence of altered cardiac repolarization in patients with COPD

@inproceedings{Sievi2014HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of altered cardiac repolarization in patients with COPD},
  author={Noriane A Sievi and Christian F. Clarenbach and Giovanni Camen and Valentina A. Rossi and Arnoldus J. R. van Gestel and Malcolm Kohler},
  booktitle={BMC pulmonary medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Altered cardiac repolarization and increased dispersion of repolarization have been identified as risk factors for sudden cardiac death (SCD). The prevalence of and the mechanisms contributing to altered cardiac repolarization are currently unknown in COPD. METHODS In 91 COPD patients, 32 controls matched for age, cardiovascular risk and… CONTINUE READING