Prevalence and prognostic significance of long QT interval in patients with acute coronary syndrome: review of the literature.

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BACKGROUND Sympathetic hyperactivity is linked with several adverse cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Sympathetic activity increases early in the process of ischemia through 2 mechanisms. One originates from the central nervous system and leads to enhanced sympathetic activity. The other mechanism originates at the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/JCN.0b013e31829bcf1a

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@article{Hasanien2014PrevalenceAP, title={Prevalence and prognostic significance of long QT interval in patients with acute coronary syndrome: review of the literature.}, author={Amer A Hasanien and Barbara J. Drew and Jill Howie-Esquivel}, journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing}, year={2014}, volume={29 3}, pages={271-9} }