Short QT syndrome: a review.

  title={Short QT syndrome: a review.},
  author={Umang Dilip Patel and Behzad B. Pavri},
  journal={Cardiology in review},
  volume={17 6},
The past 2 decades have witnessed the emergence of many disease states related to ion-channel disorders, the so-called "channelopathies," usually associated with structurally normal hearts. The initial emphasis was directed toward the congenital long QT syndrome and the Brugada syndrome. Recently, the hereditary short QT syndrome has emerged as yet another rare channelopathy. This autosomal dominant syndrome can afflict infants, children, or young adults; often a remarkable family background of… CONTINUE READING
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