Weeke, Peter1; Delaney, Jessica2; Mosley, Jonathan D2; Wells, Quinn2; Van Driest, Sara2; Norris, Kris2; Kucera, Gayle2; Stubblefield, Tanya2; Roden, Dan M2
1 Cardiology, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark2 unknown
experience based on a large electronic medical record
A prolonged QT interval is associated with increased risk of Torsades de pointes (TdP) and may be fatal. We sought to investigate the extent to which clinical covariates affect the change in QT interval among 'real-world' patients treated with sotalol and followed in an electronic medical record (EMR) system.
Europace : European Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology : Journal of the Working Groups on Cardiac Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology, 2013, Vol 15, Issue 12, p. 1791-7