Torsades de Pointes

CONTENTS Diagnosis of torsades Treatment #1:  Breaking active polymorphic VT #2:  Basic treatment to stop torsades recurrence #3:  Management of refractory torsades storm Podcast Questions & discussion Pitfalls getting some definitions straight  Polymorphic ventricular tachycardia Defined as ventricular tachycardia with varying QRS amplitude. This is commonly referred to as torsades de pointes, but it’s actually not … Continue reading Torsades de Pointes