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Association of Early Repolarization Pattern on ECG with Risk of Cardiac and All-Cause Mortality: A Population-Based Prospective Cohort Study (MONICA/KORA)

  • Moritz F. Sinner equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Moritz F. Sinner, Wibke Reinhard, Martina Müller, Christian Hengstenberg, Stefan Kääb

    Affiliation: University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Medical Department I, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Wibke Reinhard equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Moritz F. Sinner, Wibke Reinhard, Martina Müller, Christian Hengstenberg, Stefan Kääb

    Affiliation: Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

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  • Martina Müller equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Moritz F. Sinner, Wibke Reinhard, Martina Müller, Christian Hengstenberg, Stefan Kääb

    Affiliations: University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Medical Department I, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany, Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany

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  • Britt-Maria Beckmann,

    Affiliation: University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Medical Department I, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Eimo Martens,

    Affiliation: University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Medical Department I, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Siegfried Perz,

    Affiliation: Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany

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  • Arne Pfeufer,

    Affiliations: Institute of Human Genetics, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany, Institute of Human Genetics, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Janina Winogradow,

    Affiliation: Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

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  • Klaus Stark,

    Affiliation: Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

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  • Christa Meisinger,

    Affiliation: Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany

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  • H.-Erich Wichmann,

    Affiliations: Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany, Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Chair of Epidemiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany

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  • Annette Peters,

    Affiliation: Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany

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  • Günter A. J. Riegger,

    Affiliation: Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

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  • Gerhard Steinbeck,

    Affiliation: University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Medical Department I, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Christian Hengstenberg equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Moritz F. Sinner, Wibke Reinhard, Martina Müller, Christian Hengstenberg, Stefan Kääb

    Affiliation: Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

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  • Stefan Kääb equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Moritz F. Sinner, Wibke Reinhard, Martina Müller, Christian Hengstenberg, Stefan Kääb

    skaab@med.lmu.de

    Affiliation: University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Medical Department I, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Published: July 27, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000314

About the Authors

Moritz F. Sinner, Martina Müller, Britt-Maria Beckmann, Eimo Martens, Gerhard Steinbeck, Stefan Kääb
University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Medical Department I, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
Wibke Reinhard, Janina Winogradow, Klaus Stark, Günter A. J. Riegger, Christian Hengstenberg
Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Martina Müller, Christa Meisinger, H.-Erich Wichmann, Annette Peters
Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany
Siegfried Perz
Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany
Arne Pfeufer
Institute of Human Genetics, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany
Arne Pfeufer
Institute of Human Genetics, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
H.-Erich Wichmann
Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Chair of Epidemiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany
H.-Erich Wichmann
Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: skaab@med.lmu.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MFS WR MM BMB EM SP AP JW KS CM HEW AP GAJR GS CH SK. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: MFS WR MM BMB EM SP AP JW KS CM HEW AP GAJR GS CH SK. Designed the experiments/the study: MFS WR BMB SP AP CH SK. Analyzed the data: MFS WR MM EM JW SK. Collected data/did experiments for the study: MFS WR BMB EM SP JW CM AP CH. Enrolled patients: HEW. Wrote the first draft of the paper: MFS WR CH. Contributed to the writing of the paper: MFS MM BMB SP AP KS CM AP GAJR GS CH SK. Responsible for data integrity: MFS. Responsible for the quality of the ECG data: SP. Critical revision for important intellectual content: GAJR GS.