Inherited arrhythmia syndromes leading to sudden cardiac death in the young: a global update and an Indian perspective.

@article{Chockalingam2014InheritedAS,
  title={Inherited arrhythmia syndromes leading to sudden cardiac death in the young: a global update and an Indian perspective.},
  author={Priya Chockalingam and Arthur A M Wilde},
  journal={Indian heart journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S49-57
        }
}
Inherited primary arrhythmias, namely congenital long QT syndrome, Brugada syndrome and catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, account for a significant proportion of sudden cardiac deaths in young and apparently healthy individuals. Genetic testing plays an integral role in the diagnosis, risk-stratification and treatment of probands and family members. It is increasingly obvious that collaborative efforts are required to understand and manage these relatively rare but… CONTINUE READING
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