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Electrocardiographic findings in subarachnoid hemorrhage. A population study.
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PMID:  6829319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The prevalence of ECG abnormalities and their prognostic value in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) were analysed in patients from an epidemiological study on SAH. The analysis was based on ECGs recorded during the first 72 hours after bleeding. An ECG recording was obtained in 29% of patients dying within 7 days after SAH, and in 64% of those surviving longer. Tachycardia over 100 beats/min, P mitrale, and ST segment depression greater than 1.0 mm or elevation greater than 2.5 mm were statistically significantly more common among patients dying within 7 days after bleeding. ECG changes reflecting myocardial ischemia or a compromised hemodynamic state observed during the first 3 days after SAH seem to have an untoward effect on the prognosis.
J Melin; R Fogelholm
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta medica Scandinavica     Volume:  213     ISSN:  0001-6101     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Med Scand     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-04-15     Completed Date:  1983-04-15     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370330     Medline TA:  Acta Med Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / etiology,  mortality
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / complications,  diagnosis,  mortality*

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