QT Interval Duration and Mortality

Watch those QT’s.

Conclusion: Shortened and prolonged QT-interval durations, even within a reference range, are associated with increased mortality risk in the general population.

via Arch Intern Med — Abstract: QT-Interval Duration and Mortality Rate: Results From the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, October 24, 2011, Zhang et al. 171 (19): 1727.

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