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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014


Study of Qtc Prolongation in Diabetes Mellitus- As an Indicator of Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy

Amith R, Chethan Kumar K L, Yaram. Geetanjali


Abstract: Background and Objectives: Autonomic neuropathy is a well known complication of long standing Diabetes Mellitus. Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy (CAN) is a common Diabetic autonomic neuropathy leads to silent Myocardial Infarction and sudden death, prolongation of QTc interval in ECG is rapid and specific method in detecting CAN. Methodology: 70 patients were included in the study. Cardiac autonomic function tests, routine investigations, ECG for QTc interval were done for all the patients. Result: Among 70 patients included 36 patients had CAN and they had significantly prolonged QTc interval. Interpretation & Conclusion: Recognition of QTc prolongation may help identify diabetics with CAN.


Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Autonomic neuropathy, Cardiac Autonomic neuropathy, QTc interval


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,


Pages: 7 - 11


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Amith R, Chethan Kumar K L, Yaram. Geetanjali, "Study of Qtc Prolongation in Diabetes Mellitus- As an Indicator of Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB14237, Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014, 7 - 11

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