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A middle aged woman with idiopathic long QT syndrome was found to have repetitive ventricular tachycardia of the "torsade de pointes" type. The arrhythmia was resistant to mexiletine and lidocaine, but was controlled by intravenous magnesium sulfate (MgSO4). The recurrent attacks were abolished by a bolus of 2.0 g MgSO4, and extremely prolonged QTU interval(More)
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