Postmortem long QT syndrome genetic testing for sudden unexplained death in the young.

@article{Tester2007PostmortemLQ,
  title={Postmortem long QT syndrome genetic testing for sudden unexplained death in the young.},
  author={David Tester and Michael J. Ackerman},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          240-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine the spectrum and prevalence of long QT syndrome (LQTS)-associated mutations in a large cohort of autopsy-negative sudden unexplained death (SUD). BACKGROUND Potentially heritable arrhythmia syndromes may explain a significant proportion of SUD in the young. Here, comprehensive postmortem LQTS genetic testing was performed in a cohort of SUD cases. METHODS From September 1998 to March 2004, 49 cases of SUD (30 male patients, average age at death 14.2… CONTINUE READING
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