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T-Wave Axis Deviation and Prognosis in Chagas' Cardiomyopathy

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Salles et al used the T-wave axis in the electrocardiogram to stratify patients with Chagas' cardiomyopathy based on prognosis. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Clementino Fraga Filho University Hospital and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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