Lengthening of corrected QT during epileptic seizures.

@article{Brotherstone2010LengtheningOC,
  title={Lengthening of corrected QT during epileptic seizures.},
  author={Ruth Brotherstone and Bethia Blackhall and Ailsa Mclellan},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={221-32}
}
PURPOSE To measure the corrected QT cardiac repolarization time before and during epileptic seizures. METHODS Thirty-nine video-EEG/ECG/SAO(2) (electroencephalography/electrocardiography/oxygen saturation) telemetry patients were included in this prospective study. Epileptic seizures were identified both clinically and electrographically. RR intervals and associated QT intervals were measured 5 min prior to the onset of the identified seizure. Consecutive RR and associated QT intervals were… CONTINUE READING

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