The Prevalence and Significance of the Early Repolarization Pattern in Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome Families.

@article{Mellor2016ThePA,
  title={The Prevalence and Significance of the Early Repolarization Pattern in Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome Families.},
  author={G. D. Mellor and Christopher P. Nelson and Claire Robb and Hariharan Raju and Yanushi Dullewe Wijeyeratne and Christian Hengstenberg and Wibke Reinhard and Michael N Papadakis and Sanjay Sharma and Nilesh J. Samani and Elijah R Behr},
  journal={Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={9 6}
}
BACKGROUND The early repolarization (ER) pattern is associated with sudden death and has been shown to be heritable. Its significance when identified in families affected by sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) remains unclear. METHODS AND RESULTS We analyzed 12-lead ECGs of 401 first-degree relatives of individuals who had died from SADS. The prevalence of ER patterns was compared with family-clustered controls. ER was more common in SADS family members than in controls (21% versus 8… CONTINUE READING
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