Modern Care Journal

Published by: Kowsar

Torsade de Pointes with Presentation of Seizure in the Ischemic Heart Disease Context: A Case Report

Nazanin Hanafi 1 , Seyedali Moezi 1 , Marjan Farzad 1 , * and Toba Kazemi 1
Authors Information
1 Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, IR Iran
Article information
  • Modern Care Journal: January 2017, 14 (1); e11364
  • Published Online: January 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 26, 2016
  • Revised: December 17, 2016
  • Accepted: December 31, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/modernc.11364

To Cite: Hanafi N, Moezi S, Farzad M, Kazemi T. Torsade de Pointes with Presentation of Seizure in the Ischemic Heart Disease Context: A Case Report, Mod Care J. 2017 ; 14(1):e11364. doi: 10.5812/modernc.11364.

Copyright © 2017, Modern Care Journal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ( which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
  • 1. Gil NS, Oh AY, Kim HS, Kim CS. Cardiac Arrest under Anesthesia in a Child with Previously Undiagnosed Long QT Syndrome: A case report. Korean J Anesthesiol. 2005;49(2):274. doi: 10.4097/kjae.2005.49.2.274.
  • 2. Kleinsasser A, Kuenszberg E, Loeckinger A, Keller C, Hoermann C, Lindner KH, et al. Sevoflurane, but not propofol, significantly prolongs the Q-T interval. Anesth Analg. 2000;90(1):25-7. [PubMed: 10624970].
  • 3. Lee JY, Lee JH, An EH, Song JG, Park PH. Postanesthetic torsade de pointes in a patient with unrecognized long QT syndrome -A case report. Korean J Anesthesiol. 2011;60(4):294-7. doi: 10.4097/kjae.2011.60.4.294. [PubMed: 21602982].
  • 4. Antzelevitch C, Shimizu W. Cellular mechanisms underlying the long QT syndrome. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2002;17(1):43-51. [PubMed: 11790933].
  • 5. Yu Y, Ye L, Li YG, Burkin DJ, Duan DD. Heart-specific overexpression of the human short CLC-3 chloride channel isoform limits myocardial ischemia-induced ERP and QT prolongation. Int J Cardiol. 2016;214:218-24. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.03.191. [PubMed: 27064645].
  • 6. Thiruvenkatarajan V, Van Wijk RM. Risk of perioperative torsade de pointes in patients with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus. Anesth Analg. 2014;119(2):497. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000238. [PubMed: 25046791].
  • 7. Gordin D, Forsblom C, Ronnback M, Groop PH. Acute hyperglycaemia disturbs cardiac repolarization in Type 1 diabetes. Diabet Med. 2008;25(1):101-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2007.02322.x. [PubMed: 18199138].
  • 8. Gowda RM, Khan IA, Wilbur SL, Vasavada BC, Sacchi TJ. Torsade de pointes: the clinical considerations. Int J Cardiol. 2004;96(1):1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2003.04.055. [PubMed: 15203254].
  • 9. Carmeliet E. Cardiac ionic currents and acute ischemia: from channels to arrhythmias. Physiol Rev. 1999;79(3):917-1017. doi: 10.1152/physrev.1999.79.3.917. [PubMed: 10390520].
  • 10. Anumonwo JM, Pandit SV. Ionic mechanisms of arrhythmogenesis. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2015;25(6):487-96. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2015.01.005. [PubMed: 25701094].
  • 11. Hasanien AA, Drew BJ, Howie-Esquivel J. Prevalence and prognostic significance of long QT interval in patients with acute coronary syndrome: review of the literature. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2014;29(3):271-9. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0b013e31829bcf1a. [PubMed: 23839573].
  • 12. Nakajima T, Kaneko Y, Saito A, Irie T, Kato T, Iso T, et al. Post Myocardial Ischemia-Associated Torsades De Pointes in a Patient Carrying a KCNQ1 G643S Variant. Intern Med. 2010;49(23):2587-91. doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.49.4245.
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:



Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments