Suppression of Torsades de Pointes by Biventricular Pacing in a Patient with Long QT Syndrome

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Abstract

This report describes a case of a patient with long QT syndrome (LQTS) with recurrent episodes of torsades de pointes (TdP). Use of biventricular pacing (BiVP) resulted in a shorter QT interval and a shorter T-peak-end interval and prevented further episodes of TdP. These findings suggest that BiVP may be helpful in patients with LQTS and refractory TdP.

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