Prolonged QTc interval predicts mortality in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Rossing2001ProlongedQI,
  title={Prolonged QTc interval predicts mortality in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Peter Rossing and Leif Breum and Atheline Major-Pedersen and Akira Sato and H Winding and Adrian Pietersen and Jens Kastrup and Hans Henrik Parving},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={199-205}
}
AIMS To evaluate prolonged QTc interval and QT dispersion as predictors of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality after adjustment for well-established risk factors in Type 1 diabetic patients. METHODS From a cohort of all adult Type 1 diabetic patients, duration of diabetes >or= 5 years, attending the clinic in 1984 and followed in an observational study for 10 years (n = 939), all subjects with resting baseline electrocardiograms were identified (n = 697, 360 males). The QT length was… CONTINUE READING
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