Case ascertainment and estimated incidence of drug-induced long-QT syndrome: study in Southwest France.

@article{Molokhia2008CaseAA,
  title={Case ascertainment and estimated incidence of drug-induced long-QT syndrome: study in Southwest France.},
  author={Mariam Molokhia and Atul Pathak and Maryse Lapeyre-Mestre and Laetitia Caturla and Jean Louis Montastruc and Paul McKeigue},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2008},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={386-95}
}
AIMS The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence and reporting rate of drug-induced long-QT syndrome (LQTS) in France [defined by evidence of torsades de pointes (TdP), QT prolongation and exposure to a relevant drug] and to assess feasibility of case collection for drug-induced LQTS. METHODS A retrospective population-based study was carried out in Southwest France in five institutions: three main hospitals, one private clinic and one cardiac emergency unit, searched from 1… CONTINUE READING

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