TITLE

Importance of QRS Duration in Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Karpman, Harold L.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;2/28/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the significance of QRS duration in determining the prognosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) on suspected patients.
ACCESSION #
48850343

 

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