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Disease Torsades de Pointes

Name Torsades de Pointes
Synonyms de Pointes, Torsade | de Pointes, Torsades | Pointes, Torsade de | Pointes, Torsades de | Torsade de Pointes
Definition A malignant form of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia that is characterized by HEART RATE between 200 and 250 beats per minute, and QRS complexes with changing amplitude and twisting of the points. The term also describes the syndrome of tachycardia with prolonged ventricular repolarization, long QT intervals exceeding 500 milliseconds or BRADYCARDIA. Torsades de pointes may be self-limited or may progress to VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D016171

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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arrhythmias, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tachycardia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tachycardia, Ventricular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Torsades de Pointes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiac Conduction System Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tachycardia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tachycardia, Ventricular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Torsades de Pointes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arrhythmias, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tachycardia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tachycardia, Ventricular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Torsades de Pointes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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