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Paediatr Anaesth. 2006 Jan;16(1):63-5.

Torsade de pointes during sevoflurane anesthesia in a child with congenital long QT syndrome.

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Department of Anaesthesiology D, Arnaud de Villeneuve University Hospital, Montpellier, France.


We present a case of congenital long QT syndrome which developed torsade de pointes during sevoflurane anesthesia for implantation of an internal cardioverter-defibrillator. The diagnosis, implications and treatment are discussed.

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