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Long QT Syndrome

"Long QT Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A condition that is characterized by episodes of fainting (SYNCOPE) and varying degree of ventricular arrhythmia as indicated by the prolonged QT interval. The inherited forms are caused by mutation of genes encoding cardiac ion channel proteins. The two major forms are ROMANO-WARD SYNDROME and JERVELL-LANGE NIELSEN SYNDROME.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Long QT Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Long QT Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 199 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2013 and 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.