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Holter monitoring in the prognosis of sudden cardiac death.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17584684     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The frequency and rate of either premature ventricular complexes or nonsustained ventricular tachycardia episodes as well as any transient conduction disturbance in a given patient with high risk features for sudden cardiac death (SCD) can be established with Holter monitoring and risk for future cardiac arrhythmic events predicted with reasonable probability. With the aid of published medical literature the present article discussed the role of nonsustained ventricular tachycardia and frequent premature ventricular complexes recorded with long-term Holter electrocardiography in predicting SCD associated with common cardiac disorders such as coronary heart disease, dilated and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Authors:
Okan Erdoğan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anadolu kardiyoloji dergisi : AKD = the Anatolian journal of cardiology     Volume:  7 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1302-8723     ISO Abbreviation:  Anadolu Kardiyol Derg     Publication Date:  2007 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-22     Completed Date:  2007-09-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101095069     Medline TA:  Anadolu Kardiyol Derg     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  64-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey. okanerdogan@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Death, Sudden, Cardiac*
Electrocardiography, Ambulatory*
Heart Diseases / diagnosis*
Humans
Prognosis

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