Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Caesoro Romano

  • Early clinical and molecular discoveries in Long QT Syndrome

    Göran WettrellSweden Sudden and unexpected death in people who are less than thirty-five years of age is associated with negative autopsy results in forty percent of cases.1 Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) is one of the most common cardiac ion channelopathies to cause sudden death in young people. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, reports…