Isolated nonspecific ST-segment and T-wave abnormalities in a cross-sectional United States population and Mortality (from NHANES III).

@article{Badheka2012IsolatedNS,
  title={Isolated nonspecific ST-segment and T-wave abnormalities in a cross-sectional United States population and Mortality (from NHANES III).},
  author={Apurva Omkar Badheka and A Masters Thesis Proposal Bhaskar R. Rathod and George Robert Marzouka and Nileshkumar Jasmatbhai Patel and Syed S. I. Bokhari and Mauro Moscucci and Mauricio G Cohen},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={110 4},
  pages={521-5}
}
Most clinicians regard isolated, minor, or nonspecific ST-segment and T-wave (NS-STT) abnormalities to be incidental, often transient, and benign findings in asymptomatic patients. We sought to evaluate whether isolated NS-STT abnormalities on routine electrocardiograms (ECGs) are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular mortality (CM) and all-cause mortality (AM) in a cross-sectional United States population without known coronary artery disease. We included all adults 40 to 90 years… CONTINUE READING
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