Pediheart Podcast #114: Navigating The QTc Prolonging Potential Of Possible Therapies For COVID-19

Pediheart Podcast #114: Navigating The QTc Prolonging Potential Of Possible Therapies For COVID-19

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This week's episode, co-branded with SADS.ORG, reviews a recent guideline paper by the Mayo Clinic on how to improve the safety of potential COVID-19 therapies such as azithromycin or hydroxychloroquine. These agents can both prolong the QT interval and enhance the risk for torsades making the development of a simple protocol to prevent possible life threatening cardiac side effects critical, particularly in an era before there is strong scientific evidence of efficacy of these agents when ... See More

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