Long QT syndrome 6

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Long QT syndrome 6

Congenital long QT syndrome is electrocardiographically characterized by a prolonged QT interval and polymorphic ventricular arrhythmias (torsade de pointes). These cardiac arrhythmias may result in recurrent syncope, seizure, or sudden death ({2:Jongbloed et al., 1999}). For a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of long QT syndrome, see LQT1 ({192500}).
 

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A Neonate with Susceptibility to Long QT Syndrome Type 6 who Presented with Ventricular Fibrillation and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death.
 

Author(s): Charles W Sauer, Krishelle L Marc-Aurele

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BACKGROUND This is a case of a neonate with susceptibility to long QT syndrome (LQTS) who presented with a sudden unexpected infant death. Experts continue to debate whether universal electrocardiogram (ECG) screening of all newborns is feasible, practical, and cost-effective. CASE ...

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2016

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