Long QT syndrome
- GENETICS OF LONG QT SYNDROME. Tester, David J.; Ackerman, Michael J. // Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal;Jan-Mar2014, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p29
Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a potentially life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia characterized by delayed myocardial repolarization that produces QT prolongation and increased risk for torsades des pointes (TdP)-triggered syncope, seizures, and sudden cardiac death (SCD) in an otherwise healthy...
- Chlorpromazine. // Reactions Weekly;9/11/2010, Issue 1318, p15
The article describes the case of a 37-year-old woman who developed QT interval prolongation while receiving chlorpromazine treatment for schizophrenia with exacerbation of psychotic symptoms.
- Dasatinib/imatinib/nilotinib. // Reactions Weekly;9/11/2010, Issue 1318, p18
The article describes the case of a 46-year-old woman diagnosed with metastatic acute lymphoblastic leukaemia who experienced QTc prolongation wile receiving imatinib, dasatinib and nilotinib.
- Ciprofloxacin/posaconazole. // Reactions Weekly;3/31/2012, Issue 1395, p15
The article describes the case of a 53-year-old woman with a history of leukaemia and anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy who experienced long QT syndrome after receiving ciprofloxacin and posaconazole.
- Escitalopram/fluoxetine/trazodone. // Reactions Weekly;10/30/2010, Issue 1325, p16
The article describes the case of a 58-year-old woman with depression who developed long QT syndrome and heart arrest while undergoing treatment with escitalopram, fluoxetine and trazodone.
- Levetiracetam. // Reactions Weekly;4/16/2011, Issue 1347, p27
The article describes the case of an 88-year-old woman with a history of atrial hypertension and frontotemporal meningioma who developed acquired long QT syndrome after taking levetiracetam.
- Escitalopram and QTc prolongation. Hasnain, Mehrul; Howland, Robert H.; Vieweg, W. Victor R.; Lam, Raymond W. // Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience;Jul2013, Vol. 38 Issue 4, pE11
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Antidepressants and QTc Prolongation" by Raymond W. Lam published in March 2013 issue.
- Azithromycin: potential risk of QT prolongation. // WHO Drug Information;2013, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p101
The article reports on two Singapore research studies, one of which was published in the May 2012 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine", which found that there is a potential risk of QT prolongation associated with the use of azithromycin in patients who are at risk for cardiovascular...
- Determining the effects of adrenaline and desflurane on QTc interval. Yalcinkaya, E.; Bugan, B.; Celik, M.; Yasar, S.; Gursoy, E. // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;Oct2013, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p2552
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article by Bestas et al. entitled "The Effect of Adrenaline on Desflurane-Induced Prolonged QTc Interval: A Randomized Double-Blind Trial" published in the current issue.