Daily Archives: 16/11/2020

Drug-induced QT interval prolongation: mechanisms and clinical management

Drug-induced QT interval prolongation: mechanisms and clinical management Senthil Nachimuthu, Manish D. Assar, and Jeffrey M. Schussler Additional article information Abstract article-meta The prolonged QT interval is both widely seen and associated with the potentially deadly rhythm, Torsades de Pointes (TdP). While it can occur spontaneously in the congenital form, there is a wide array […]

Arrhythmogenic Foods: Grapefruit, gram floor, sesame seeds, another threats for Long QT Patients

June 07, 2019 at 11:52 PM Yes, Grapefruit!  While it has been known for over a decade that grapefruit contains a chemical that can block your body’s ability to degrade many prescribed medicines, it would not otherwise be expected to have direct effects on the electrical system of the heart.  Nevertheless, a recent study conducted […]