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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Bauer, A; Watanabe, MA; Barthel, P; Schneider, R; Ulm, K; Schmidt, G 
Titel:
QRS duration and late mortality in unselected post-infarction patients of the revascularization era. 
Abstract:
AIMS: To assess the association of prolonged QRS duration and late mortality in unselected post-infarction patients of the revascularization era. METHODS AND RESULTS: A total of 1455 survivors of acute myocardial infarction (MI) in sinus rhythm and under 76 years of age were enrolled. Ninety eight percent of the patients received reperfusion/revascularization therapy (90% percutaneous coronary intervention). After revascularization, prolonged QRS duration (>or=120 ms) was present in 87 patients (6.0%). Additional risk factors studied were age (>or=65 years), presence of diabetes mellitus, history of previous MI, mean heart rate (>75 b.p.m.), heart rate variability index (
Zeitschriftentitel:
Eur Heart J 
Jahr:
2006 
Band / Volume:
27 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
427-33 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0195-668X 
TUM Einrichtung:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie