Electrocardiographic Early Repolarization: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

Published: March 07, 2016

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  • Considerable confusion remains concerning the definition of early repolarization pattern (ERP), its prognostic significance, and its management.
  • This statement proposes standardized definitions of terms related to ERP, which are critical in order to harmonize and build on research in this field.
  • Focused research on the epidemiology, prognostics, genetics, and biological basis of ERP is warranted and may provide insight into the appropriate management of this condition.