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Torsade de Pointes and Prolonged QT Interval From Surreptitious Use of Sotalol : Use of Drug Levels in Diagnosis

Mark S. Link; Caroline B. Foote; Stephen B. Sloan; Munther K. Homoud; Paul J. Wang; N. A. Mark Estes, III
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From the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Tufts/New England Medical Center, Boston


1997 by the American College of Chest Physicians


Chest. 1997;112(2):556-557. doi:10.1378/chest.112.2.556
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Abstract

Torsade de pointes is a well-established toxic effect of sotalol hydrochloride. In a patient presenting with torsade de pointes and a long QTc interval of unknown cause, a serum sotalol level was used to secure an otherwise difficult diagnosis.


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