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Ventricular Tachycardia VT

Ventricular tachycardia is a pulse rate of more than 100 beats per minute, with at least three irregular heartbeats in a row. It is a major cause of sudden cardiac death. The condition can develop...

WolffParkinsonWhite WPW syndrome

Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome (WPW) is a syndrome of pre-excitation of ventricles of the heart due to an accessory pathway known as the bundle of Kent. This accessory pathway is an abno...

Ventricular rate control

Sustained high ventricular rates during persistent or permanent AF can lead to a deterioration in left ventricular function, hence the requirement for rate control. Historically, digoxin has been us...

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2 Assaults on Anesthetized Patients by Staff Members Lead to Lawsuits

Two recent incidents of patients being sexually assaulted during or immediately after procedures in which they were anesthetized have resulted in lawsuits against the physicians and their facilities...

Thyrotoxicosis Associated With the Use of Amiodarone

What role could imaging play in differentiating type 1 from type 2 amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis? Clinical Endocrinology

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Connection problems involving certain needleless pre-filled glass syringes containing adenosine and amiodarone

[05-06-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the healthcare community about syringe connection problems when certain needleless glass syringes containing the cardiac drugs aden...

Assaults on Anesthetized Patients Lead to Lawsuits

The assaults and pending litigation have raised concerns among surgery providers about how best to protect vulnerable patients, including those who are anesthetized.

Judge Dismisses Pfizer's Zoloft Lawsuits

The lawsuits accused Pfizer of failing to warn about possible birth defects associated with taking the antidepressant during pregnancy

DuPont Loses Another PFOA Case

DuPont has lost another round in a string of pending or completed class action lawsuits involving discharges of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA or C8) from the US chemical giant’s Washington Works ...

Judge Denies GSK’s Motion to Dismiss Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits

The federal judge overseeing lawsuits in the Zofran (ondansetron) anti-nausea drug multidistrict litigation in Massachusetts denied GlaxoSmithKline’s motion to dismiss the lawsuits. The judge si...

Alabama cardiologist faces lawsuits from several patients

Body: Nearly 40 lawsuits have been filed against Seydi Aksut, a cardiologist at Vaughan Regional Medical Center in Selma, Ala., by his former patients. The patients, which filed their lawsuits in...

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Treatment with amiodarone.

Amiodarone is an effective antiarrhythmic drug for supra­ven­tri­cular and ventricular arrhythmias. A majority of patients treated with amiodarone suffer from mild adverse events, however, serious ...

The role of antithyroglobulin, antiperoxidase and anti-TSH receptor autoantibodies in amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis and amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism (A two-center study).

It has been reported that patients experiencing side effects of amiodarone (AM) therapy, such as amiodarone-induced thyrotoxocosis (AIT) or amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism (AIH), have changes in ser...

Amiodarone and cardiac arrest: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

The 2015 Guidelines for Resuscitation recommend amiodarone as the antiarrhythmic drug of choice in the treatment of resistant ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia. We reviewed...

Hepatic Dysfunction in Patients Receiving Intravenous Amiodarone.

Amiodarone is a commonly used antiarrhythmic drug. Hepatotoxicity following chronic oral administration occurs in 1% to 3% of patients. Hepatotoxicity following intravenous (IV) administration is infr...

Clinical procedure in amiodarone-induced thyroid dysfunction.

Amiodarone is an antiarrhythmic drug frequently used in everyday clinical practice. Its mechanism of action involves the interaction with many receptors, including those in the cardiac conduction syst...

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