Arrhythmia with hypokalemia – Cardiology MCQ – Answer

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Arrhythmia with hypokalemia – Cardiology MCQ – Answer

All of the following can increase the risk of life threatening ventricular arrhythmias in hypokalemia except – Correct answer: 4. Normal left ventricular ejection fraction

Reduced left ventricular ejection fraction increases the risk of life threatening ventricular arrhythmias in the presence of hypokalemia.

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Reference

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