Atrio-ventricular block after administration of lignocaine in patients treated with prenylamine.

@article{Grenadier1982AtrioventricularBA,
  title={Atrio-ventricular block after administration of lignocaine in patients treated with prenylamine.},
  author={Ehud Grenadier and Gad Alpan and Sergei Keidar and Abraham Palant},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={1982},
  volume={58 677},
  pages={175-7}
}
Four patients are described who exhibited prolonged Q-T intervals, multiple ventricular premature beats and ventricular tachycardia of the 'torsade de pointes' configuration whilst on treatment with prenylamine. In two of these patients, advanced atrio-ventricular block was established immediately following intravenous administration of lignocaine. The… CONTINUE READING