Effects of halothane and sevoflurane on QT dispersion in paediatric patients


Gurkan Y. , Canatay H., Agacdiken A., Ural E., Toker K.

PAEDIATRIC ANAESTHESIA, vol.13, no.3, pp.223-227, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1460-9592.2003.01041.x
  • Journal Name: PAEDIATRIC ANAESTHESIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.223-227
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The QT dispersion (QTd) of the ECG is an indirect measure of heterogeneity of ventricular repolarization which may contribute to complex ventricular arrhythmias. We compared the effects of halothane and sevoflurane on QTd, and heart-rate corrected QT dispersion (QTcd).