Saturday, November 22, 2008

Classic paper: An unusual electrocardiographic pattern predicts dilated cardiomypoathy

Uncomplicated left bundle branch block is associated with a normal axis. Left bundle branch block with right axis deviation is a rare electrocardiographic pattern. In a classic paper Nicolic and Marriott described this pattern and noted a high predictive value for dilated cardiomypoathy. Subsequent observations have confirmed the association.

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