Electrolyte disorders



The effects of some electrolyte disorders have been discussed in prior chapters: the effect of hypokalemia on the QT interval and hyperkalemia as a nonischemic cause for ST segment elevation. However, it is worthwhile to review the spectrum of ECG changes that can occur with electrolyte disorders, particularly those involving potassium and calcium.


Left Bundle Branch Block Diabetic Ketoacidosis Interval Prolongation Electrolyte Disorder Epicardial Cell 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mayo ClinicJacksonvilleUSA

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