Oral verapamil effectively suppressed complex ventricular arrhythmias and unmasked U waves in a patient with Andersen-Tawil syndrome

ERDOĞAN O. , Aksoy A., Turgut N., Durusoy E., Samsa M., ALTUN A.

JOURNAL OF ELECTROCARDIOLOGY, cilt.41, sa.4, ss.325-328, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Andersen-Tawil syndrome (ATS) is a rare, heterogeneous, autosomal dominant, or sporadic disorder characterized by the clinical triad of periodic paralysis, dysmorphic features, and ventricular arrhythmias such as bidirectional ventricular tachycardia (BVT). We present a case of an elderly patient with ATS whose symptomatic ventricular arrhythmias including BVT were effectively suppressed by oral verapamil therapy. (C) 2008 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.