Prolongation of QTc and Risk of Stroke: The REGARDS (REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) Study

JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 04/19/2012

QTc prolongation is associated with a significantly increased risk of incident stroke independent of traditional stroke risk factors. Examining the risk of stroke associated with QTc–prolonging drugs may be warranted.

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