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Digoxin elicited torsade de pointes in an amiodarone-treated patient

  • At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: KUO, Shih-Wu (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Ray, Chin-Ying (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
    Wen, Ming-Shien (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
    Chen, Weili (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
    Deng, Shin-Tarng (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
  • Abstract:

    Amiodarone is a common antiarrhythmic drug in the treatment of atrial fibrillation(Af) and is considered with low proarrhythmic effects, although it might markedly prolongs the QT interval. Several factors contribute to the torsade de pointes(TdP) of amiodarone, such as structural heart diseases, electrolyte imbalance, bradycardia and concomitant..

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