Relationship of QT interval duration with carotid intima media thickness in a clinically healthy population undergoing cardiovascular risk screening.

@article{Strohmer2005RelationshipOQ,
  title={Relationship of QT interval duration with carotid intima media thickness in a clinically healthy population undergoing cardiovascular risk screening.},
  author={Bernhard Strohmer and Martin Felix Pichler and Bernhard Iglseder and Bernhard Paulweber},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={257 3},
  pages={238-46}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the relationship between cardiac repolarization (QT interval duration) and intima media thickness (IMT) of the carotid arteries as surrogate measures of subclinical atherosclerosis. DESIGN Prospective study with consecutive subjects enrolled in the SAPHIR program (Salzburg Atherosclerosis Prevention Program in Subjects at High… CONTINUE READING