Electrocardiographic Predictors of Arrhythmias In CCU Patients

  • Afshin Parspour
  • Alparslan Birdane
  • Bulent Gorenek
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Patients hospitalized in the coronary care unit (CCU) are vulnerable to many kinds of arrhythmias, including ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias, especially in the setting of acute coronary syndrome. Some of these arrhythmias can be predicted electrocardiographically. This chapter discusses the arrhythmias commonly afflicting CCU patients and their electrocardiographic predictors.


Atrial Fibrillation Heart Rate Variability Leave Ventricular Ejection Fraction Ventricular Tachycardia Ventricular Arrhythmia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Afshin Parspour
    • 1
  • Alparslan Birdane
    • 1
  • Bulent Gorenek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyEskisehir Osmangazi University Medical FacultyEskisehirTurkey

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