Are gender differences in QTc present at birth? MISNES Investigators. Multicenter Italian Study on Neonatal Electrocardiography and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Am J Cardiol. 1995 Jun 15;75(17):1277-8.


The analysis of 9,725 electrocardiograms recorded on the fourth day of life has shown that gender-related differences in QTc observed in the adult population are not present at birth.

Publication types

  • Multicenter Study

MeSH terms

  • Electrocardiography*
  • Female
  • Heart Rate
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn / physiology*
  • Male
  • Prospective Studies
  • Sex Characteristics*
  • Sudden Infant Death