Prolonged QTc as a predictor of mortality in acute ischemic stroke.


OBJECTIVE We sought to examine the relationship of the QTc interval with mortality and functional outcome after acute ischemic stroke, and determine whether a threshold cutoff is present beyond which risk of death increases. METHODS The QTc interval was measured for all patients presenting to the emergency department. The outcomes were mortality at 90… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2009.02.006


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@article{Stead2009ProlongedQA, title={Prolonged QTc as a predictor of mortality in acute ischemic stroke.}, author={Latha Ganti Stead and Rachel M. Gilmore and Maria Fernanda Bellolio and Lekshmi Vaidyanathan and Amy L. Weaver and Wyatt W. Decker and Robert D. Brown}, journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association}, year={2009}, volume={18 6}, pages={469-74} }