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Asystole in the prolonged QT syndrome.
  1. J M Rennie,
  2. R Arnold


    We report a 4 1/2 year old boy with the Romano-Ward syndrome in whom an asystolic period of 18 seconds duration followed an episode of ventricular tachycardia. Treatment with propranolol and implantation of a demand pacemaker has prevented further attacks.

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