Corrected QT Interval In Systemic Sclerosis Patients

Research Article

Author(s): Alexandru Caraba*

Published: September 09, 2019

Abstract: Cardiac Involvement In Patients With Systemic Sclerosis Represents An Important Cause Of Morbidity And Mortality. Electrocardiographic Abnormal Findings Are Identified In 25-75% Of SSc Patients, Being Considered An Independent Predictor Of Mortality. In SSc, Even Without Cardiac Symptoms, QT And Corrected QT (QTc) Intervals Appear Prolonged, Which Can Lead To Life-threatening Tachyarrhythmias. The Aim Of This Study Was To Assess The QTc Interval In SSc Patients, And, On The Other Hand, The Correlations Between QTc And Nailfold Capillary Findings In These Patients.

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