TITLE

Prominent J Wave in Accidental Hypothermia

AUTHOR(S)
Kurisu, Satoshi; Inoue, Ichiro
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Dec2007, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p1449
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the occurrence of prominent J wave and ST-segment elevation in an 81 year old patient with hypothermia and history of schizophrenia. During the patient's admission in the hospital he incurs lower that 33°Celcius temperature with 46 heart beat per minute in a 560 minutes QT interval. After 11 hours of admission, his temperature has started to increase and gain his normal consciousness and J wave has disappeared, however, the ST segment stays in its level.
ACCESSION #
27828545

 

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