Torsades de pointes

torsades de pointes

(Science: cardiology) An atypical rapid ventricular tachycardia with periodic waxing and waning of amplitude of the qRS complexes on the electrocardiogram, it may be self limited or may progress to ventricular fibrillation.

(fr. Fringe of pointed tips

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