Aborted sudden cardiac death in two patients with Bartter's/Gitelman's syndromes.

@article{Scognamiglio2007AbortedSC,
  title={Aborted sudden cardiac death in two patients with Bartter's/Gitelman's syndromes.},
  author={Roldano Scognamiglio and Christian Negut and Lorenzo A. Cal{\`o}},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={193-7}
}
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) occurs in patients with Bartter/Gitelman syndromes. Hypokalemia and QTc prolongation are suggested mechanisms. SCD, however, has also been described at normal potassium concentration. This study reports the cases of one Bartter and one Gitelman patient, who experienced an aborted SCD, and evaluates the possible mechanisms of life… CONTINUE READING