Electrocardiographic findings in primary systemic amyloidosis and biopsy-proven cardiac involvement

Blaithnead Murtagh, Stephen C. Hammill, Morie Gertz, Robert A. Kyle, A. Jamil Tajik, Martha Grogan

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Abstract

The electrocardiograms of 127 patients with primary systemic amyloidosis and biopsy-proved cardiac involvement were analyzed. Low voltage (46%) and a pseudoinfarct pattern (47%) were the most common findings. Criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy were present in 16% of patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)535-537
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume95
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2005

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Biopsy
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Electrocardiography
Primary amyloidosis

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Electrocardiographic findings in primary systemic amyloidosis and biopsy-proven cardiac involvement. / Murtagh, Blaithnead; Hammill, Stephen C.; Gertz, Morie; Kyle, Robert A.; Tajik, A. Jamil; Grogan, Martha.

In: American Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 95, No. 4, 15.02.2005, p. 535-537.

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Murtagh, Blaithnead ; Hammill, Stephen C. ; Gertz, Morie ; Kyle, Robert A. ; Tajik, A. Jamil ; Grogan, Martha. / Electrocardiographic findings in primary systemic amyloidosis and biopsy-proven cardiac involvement. In: American Journal of Cardiology. 2005 ; Vol. 95, No. 4. pp. 535-537.
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