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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5543/tkda.2015.47598
  • Title of Journal : TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.621-629

Abstract

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.