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Torsades de Pointes

Known as: de Pointes, Torsades, Pointes, Torsades de, des pointe torsade 
A malignant form of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia that is characterized by HEART RATE between 200 and 250 beats per minute, and QRS complexes… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Torsades de pointes is a potentially lethal arrhythmia that occasionally appears as an adverse effect of pharmacotherapy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Background—Identification of patients at risk for drug-induced torsades de pointes arrhythmia (TdP) is difficult. Increased… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
OBJECTIVE To attempt to determine the relative value of preclinical cardiac electrophysiology data (in vitro and in vivo) for… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
In 1966, Francois Dessertenne described a specific electrocardiographic form of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, which he… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background—DNA variants appearing to predispose to drug-associated “acquired” long-QT syndrome (aLQTS) have been reported in… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
In the long QT syndromes (LQTS), malfunction of ion channels impairs ventricular repolarisation and triggers a characteristic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
  • D. Roden
  • Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 44340246
Adverse reactions to drug therapy are the hane of the practitioner, and all the more so when they occur in an idiosyncratic, or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
To identify genes involved in cardiac arrhythmia, we investigated patients with long QT syndrome (LQT), an inherited disorder… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Twelve consecutive patients who developed torsade de pointes (polymorphous ventricular tachycardia with marked QT prolongation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
  • R. Racine
  • Electroencephalography and clinical…
  • 1972
  • Corpus ID: 4595801
Abstract Daily electrical stimulations of the amygdala and hippocampus at intensities sufficient to evoke after-discharges (ADs… Expand
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