Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2013 Mar-Apr;14(2):118-20. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2012.12.010. Epub 2013 Feb 19.

Adenosine-induced torsade de pointes complicating a fractional flow reserve measurement in a right coronary artery intermediate stenosis.

Author information

  • 1Department of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Sciences and Immunology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.

Abstract

We present the case of a 57 year-old patient that presented to our Institution with a positive treadmill stress test. Coronary angiography revealed an intermediate stenosis of the right coronary artery evaluated with a fractional flow reserve (FFR), complicated by torsade de pointes. Despite this being a very rare arrhythmic complication during FFR, its prompt recognition and treatment are of utmost importance.

Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

PMID:
23433828
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk