Effects of carvedilol therapy on arrhythmia markers in patients with congestive heart failure


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Akdeniz B., Guneri S., Savas I. Z., Aslan O., Baris N., BADAK Ö., ...More

INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL, vol.47, no.4, pp.565-573, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1536/ihj.47.565
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.565-573
  • Keywords: carvedilol, heart failure, QT dispersion, heart rate variability, BETA-ADRENERGIC-BLOCKADE, QT DISPERSION, RATE-VARIABILITY, RISK, COMPONENTS, REDUCTION, MORTALITY, INTERVAL
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The aim of this study was investigate the effects of carvedilol therapy on ventricular repolarization characteristics as assessed by QT dispersion (QTd) and heart rate variability (HRV) in patients with heart failure.