Diagnostic Value of Poor R-Wave Progression in Electrocardiograms for Diabetic Cardiomyopathy in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Bildirici U., Ural D., Acar E., AĞAÇDİKEN AĞIR A., URAL E.

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, vol.33, no.9, pp.559-564, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/clc.20810
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.559-564
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Diabetic cardiomyopathy (DCMP) is a common complication of diabetes and is associated with increased mortality. It has been suggested that a poor R-wave progression in a resting electrocardiogram (ECG) could be a sign of cardiomyopathy.