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oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - The long and short of QT intervals : Registrar Communication prize entry

Volume 16, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2220-1181

 

Abstract

The long QT syndrome (LQTS) describes the phenotype of a group of disorders characterised by a prolonged QT interval on ECG and a propensity to develop torsades de pointes (TdP) ventricular tachycardia. This frequently leads to syncope or sudden cardiac death (SCD) in otherwise healthy individuals.

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2010-05-01
2017-07-26

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