Tag torsades de pointes

François Dessertenne

Biography Born in 1917 1948 – Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hôpital Lariboisière, France. Assistant to Prof Yves Bouvrain (1910-2002) Died in 2006 Medical Eponyms Torsades de pointes (1966) 1965 – Dessertenne et al demonstrated that the progressive variations of amplitude…


ECG Case 101

51 yr old female who presented with chronic vomiting. She has a history of rheumatoid arthritis and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Her medications include sotalol and rivaroxaban.
ECG-Exigency-LITFL-Clinical-Cases-340 2

Risky Rhythyms

This ECG Exigency serves up 5 different risky rhythm strips. Each tells a story. Can you work out what is happening before its too late?
Toxicology-Conundrum-340 256

Citalopram overdose

26 year-old female who claims to have ingested 40 x citalopram hydrobromide tablets (40mg each) about 3 hours ago - what do you do next?

ECG Case 059

57-year old man with ROSC following VF arrest. Interpret the ECG. severe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and long QT syndrome