Long-QT Syndrome: A Treated and Saved Case from Sudden Death - Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences
Volume 20, Number 78 (May 2010)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2010, 20(78): 77-81 | Back to browse issues page


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Tabiban S, Ëbadi K, Golshani S, Âmini S. Long-QT Syndrome: A Treated and Saved Case from Sudden Death. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2010; 20 (78) :77-81
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Çongenital long-QT syndrome (LQTS) is an inherited disorder that presents with syncope, polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, torsade de pointes and sudden death. The incidence rate of LQTS is 1 to 2 per 100000 and mainly involves children and young individuals. Because of familial and genetic underling and predisposing factors for life threatening arrhythmias in patients, diagnosis and treatment are an important aspects in the management of this syndrome. Ïn this study LQTS is described in a 49 years old woman with syncope, ventricular fibrillation and torsade de pointes who was referred to the Fatemeh Zahra (S) teaching hospital and treated successfully.
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