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COVID-19: abnormal electrocardiograms may herald a worse prognosis

Jenny Blair, MD   |   Clinical Summary   |   03 November 2022
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Takeaway

  • Hospitalised patients with COVID-19 who died were more likely to have had ECGs showing left bundle branch block (LBBB), S1Q3 pattern, or repolarisation abnormalities.
  • ECG can aid in risk stratification in these patients.

Why this matters

  • Few studies have examined the relationship between ECG and COVID-19.

Study design

  • Retrospective...

          

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