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…

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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.
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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?
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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?
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ECG Case 059

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