The electrocardiogram in morbid obesity.


Electrocardiographic variables that occurred with significantly higher frequency in morbidly obese patients than in lean controls were low QRS voltage, leftward shift of the P, QRS, and T axes and multiple electrocardiographic criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy and left atrial enlargement. P-terminal force, RaVL, SaVR, and R/S ratio in lead V1 values… (More)


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@article{Alpert2000TheEI, title={The electrocardiogram in morbid obesity.}, author={Murray Alpert and B. E. Terry and Michael Cohen and T M Fan and J. A. Painter and Cameron Massey}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={2000}, volume={85 7}, pages={908-10, A10} }