The relationship between epicardial adipose tissue and P wave and QT dispersions

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Cicek Y., Dogan S., Durakoglugil M. E., Balcioglu A. S., Erdogan T., Satiroglu O., ...More

TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.43, no.7, pp.621-629, 2015 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) secretes various proinflammatory and atherogenic mediators that have several endocrine and paracrine effects on heart. This study investigated the influence of EAT on QT and P wave dispersions (QTd, PWd), as simple, non-invasive tools of proarrhythmia on surface ECG.