QTc interval prolongation in children with Ulrich-Turner syndrome

  title={QTc interval prolongation in children with Ulrich-Turner syndrome},
  author={Robert Dalla Pozza and Susanne M Bechtold and Stefan K{\"a}{\"a}b and Matthias Buckl and Simon Urschel and Heinrich Netz and Hans-Peter Schwarz},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
The Ullrich-Turner-Syndrome (UTS) is the most commonly occurring sex chromosome abnormality in females. Cardiac malformations are well known, but no data exist on specific electrocardiogram (ECG) patterns in children and adolescents. A prolongation of the QT interval on the ECG has been correlated to an increased risk for sudden cardiac death, and medical treatment is warranted in patients with long QT syndrome (LQTS). Moreover, several drugs of common use are contraindicated in LQTS because of… CONTINUE READING