The Osborn Wave in Hypothermia

Gould, Lawrence; Gopalaswamy, C.; Kim, B. S.; Patel, C.
February 1985
Angiology;Feb1985, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p125
Academic Journal
A patient is reported who presented with fatal hypothermia. The electrocardiographic changes of a sinus bradycardia, prolonged QT interval and Osborn waves were documented and correlated with body temperature. The possible genesis of these electrocardiographic changes is reviewed in this article.


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