Effects of fluorosis on QT dispersion, heart rate variability and echocardiographic parameters in children


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Karademir S., AKÇAM M., Kuybulu A. E. , Olgar S., Oktem F.

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.11, no.2, pp.150-155, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2011.038
  • Journal Name: ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.150-155

Abstract

Objective: Chronic fluoride poisoning is called fluorosis. The aim of the study was to investigate effects of fluorosis on cardiovascular system in children by measuring UT dispersion (QTd), corrected QT dispersion (QTcd), heart rate variability (HRV) and echocardiography findings.