Relationship between fragmented QRS complexes and left ventricular systolic and diastolic functions


CANGA A., KOCAMAN S. A. , DURAKOĞLUGİL M. E. , Çetin M. , Erdoğan T. , KIRIS T., ...More

HERZ, vol.38, no.6, pp.665-670, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00059-012-3739-1
  • Title of Journal : HERZ
  • Page Numbers: pp.665-670

Abstract

Fragmented QRS complexes (fQRS) have been associated with increased morbidity and mortality, sudden cardiac death, and recurrent cardiovascular events. The association between left ventricular systolic and diastolic functions and presence of fragmented QRS has not been comprehensively studied to date. We tested the hypothesis that the presence of fragmented QRS is associated with left ventricular systolic and diastolic dysfunction.