Long QT syndrome

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Long QT syndrome is "condition that is characterized by episodes of fainting (syncope) and varying degree of ventricular arrhythmia as indicated by the prolonged QT interval. The inherited forms are caused by mutation of genes encoding cardiac ion channel proteins. The two major forms are Romano-Ward Sydrome and Jervell-Lange Nielsen Syndrome."[1][2]

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  1. Anonymous (2022), Long QT syndrome (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  2. Roden DM (2008). "Clinical practice. Long-QT syndrome". N. Engl. J. Med. 358 (2): 169–76. DOI:10.1056/NEJMcp0706513. PMID 18184962. Research Blogging.