Ventricular repolarization is prolonged in nondipper hypertensive patients: role of left ventricular hypertrophy and autonomic dysfunction.

@article{Passino2003VentricularRI,
  title={Ventricular repolarization is prolonged in nondipper hypertensive patients: role of left ventricular hypertrophy and autonomic dysfunction.},
  author={Claudio Passino and Armando Magagna and Fabrizio Conforti and Simona Buralli and Michaela Koz{\'a}kov{\'a} and Carlo Palombo and Michele Emdin},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2003},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={445-51}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of circadian behavior of blood pressure, left ventricular hypertrophy, and autonomic function on QTc interval duration in untreated hypertensive patients. DESIGN Hypertensive patients underwent simultaneous blood pressure and ECG 24-h ambulatory monitoring. Patients were classified into two… CONTINUE READING