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|Title:||Cisapride and torsades de pointes in a pacemaker patient|
|Keywords:||And permanent pacemaker|
Prolonged QT interval
Torsades de pointes
|Source:||Ng, K.-S., Tham, L.-S., Tan, H.-H., Chia, B.-L. (2000). Cisapride and torsades de pointes in a pacemaker patient. PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 23 (1) : 130-132. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Cisapride induced QT prolongation with consequent life-threatening arrhythmias including torsades de pointes has recently been documented but is rare. We report the case of a patient who had received permanent pacemaker therapy for complete AV block with symptomatic bradycardia dependent torsades de pointes, but suffered breakthrough torsades during cisapride therapy despite constant pacing.|
|Source Title:||PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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