S Sakthi Selva Kumar

Department of General Medicine, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital Affiliated to Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research   
    Association Between Prolonged QTc Interval and Microalbuminuria in Patients of Type II Diabetes Mellitus
    Author(s): S Sakthi Selva Kumar, S Palaniandavan and V Padma*

    Objectives: This study was done to find the association between QTc interval prolongation and microalbuminuria in patients of type II diabetes mellitus. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in SREE BALAJI MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL with 60patients of type 2 diabetes mellitus. A complete History and thorough clinical examination were recorded in these patients at the time of admission. Results: Most of the patients were in 50 to 70 years of age group. There is a significant association between QTc interval prolongation and microalbuminuria as evidenced by a greater number of cases with microalbuminuria having prolonged QTc interval (67.76% Vs 24.13%, P<0.0001). Male to female ratio is 1.15:1. Conclusion: There was a significant association between cardiac autonomic neurop.. Read More»

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