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Published online: 2006-01-23
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Electrocardiogram of the month
Atrial fibrillation, heart failure and QT interval prolongation – diastolic and therapeutic difficulties

Sebastian Stec, Beata Zaborska, Ewa Makowska
Kardiol Pol 2006;64(1):87-90.

open access

Vol 64, No 1 (2006)
Other
Published online: 2006-01-23
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

A case of a 51-year old female with persistent atrial fibrillation, decompensated heart failure and polymorphic ventricular tachycardia due to acquired long QT syndrome is presented. Difficulties in monitoring QT interval and factors associated with torsades de pointes are disscussed.

Abstract

A case of a 51-year old female with persistent atrial fibrillation, decompensated heart failure and polymorphic ventricular tachycardia due to acquired long QT syndrome is presented. Difficulties in monitoring QT interval and factors associated with torsades de pointes are disscussed.
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Keywords

QT interval; congestive heart failure; atrial fibrillation; acquired long QT syndrome; torsades de pointes

About this article
Title

Electrocardiogram of the month
Atrial fibrillation, heart failure and QT interval prolongation – diastolic and therapeutic difficulties

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 64, No 1 (2006)

Pages

87-90

Published online

2006-01-23

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2006;64(1):87-90.

Keywords

QT interval
congestive heart failure
atrial fibrillation
acquired long QT syndrome
torsades de pointes

Authors

Sebastian Stec
Beata Zaborska
Ewa Makowska

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