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 (SCI-Expanded) 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 Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.223-227
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


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).