Sudden infant death syndrome: how significant are the cardiac channelopathies?

@article{Tester2005SuddenID,
  title={Sudden infant death syndrome: how significant are the cardiac channelopathies?},
  author={David Tester and Michael J. Ackerman},
  journal={Cardiovascular research},
  year={2005},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={388-96}
}
Having an apparently healthy, thriving infant fail to reach his/her first birthday is profoundly tragic. This tragedy is compounded when the infant's death is unexpected and unexplained, signed out as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Despite impressive success and welcome reductions in these tragic deaths due in large measure to "Back-to-Sleep" campaigns, the fundamental pathogenic mechanisms precipitating such deaths remain dimly exposed. Here, we review the causal link between SIDS and… CONTINUE READING