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torsades des pointes

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Torsades des pointes is a ventricular tachycardia with a varying axis.

The important features of torsades des pointes are:

  • associated with a long QT interval
  • may complicate a myocardial infarction
  • is a risk factor for sudden death

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Last reviewed 01/2018

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