ISSN 1301 - 0883 | E-ISSN: 1309-3886
Eastern Journal of Medicine
P Wave Dispersion in COVID-19 [Eastern J Med]
Eastern J Med. 2022; 27(1): 91-94 | DOI: 10.5505/ejm.2022.37531

P Wave Dispersion in COVID-19

Mustafa Tuncer1, Fatih Öztürk1, Rabia Çoldur1, Medeni Karaduman1, Yılmaz Güneş2
1Department Of Cardiology, Van Yuzuncu Yıl Universty, Van, Turkey
2Department Of Cardiology, Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal, Bolu, Turkey

INTRODUCTION: The effects of COVID-19 on the heart are still not fully known. In this study, we investigated how COVID-19 affects the P interval.
METHODS: Electrocardiographies (ECG) of 30 COVID-19 patients and the control group consisting of 23 healthy volunteers were examined and dispersion (Pd) of the P wave was calculated.
RESULTS: Compared to control group mean Pd (40,1±6,6 vs. 49,6±11,5, p: 0,006) values were significantly higher in Covid19 patients.
DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: Increased Pd was observed as an indication that COVID-19 affects the atriums.

Keywords: COVID-19, P Wave Dispersion, ECG, atrial fibrillation

Mustafa Tuncer, Fatih Öztürk, Rabia Çoldur, Medeni Karaduman, Yılmaz Güneş. P Wave Dispersion in COVID-19. Eastern J Med. 2022; 27(1): 91-94

Corresponding Author: Fatih Öztürk, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English
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