COVID-19 and cardiac arrhythmias: a global perspective on arrhythmia characteristics and management strategies

ConclusionsIn this global survey of>  1100 EP professionals regarding hospitalized COVID-19 patients, a variety of arrhythmic manifestations were observed, ranging from benign to potentially life-threatening. Observed adverse events related to use of HCQ + AZM included prolonged QTc requiring drug discontinuation as well as Torsade d e Pointes. Large prospective studies to better define arrhythmic manifestations as well as the safety of treatment strategies in COVID-19 patients are warranted.
Source: Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

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