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Effect of Age and Sex on the QTc Interval in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 and 2 Long-QT Syndrome

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Background - In congenital long-QT syndrome, age, sex, and genotype have been associated with cardiac events, but their effect on the trend in QTc interval has never been established. We, therefore, aimed to assess the effect of age and sex on the QTc interval in children and adolescents with type 1 (LQT1) and type 2 (LQT2) long-QT syndrome.

Methods and Results - QTc intervals of 12-lead resting electrocardiograms were determined, and trends over time were analyzed using a li...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1161/CIRCEP.116.004645

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
American Heart Association
Journal:
Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
4
Pages:
e004645
Publication date:
2017-03-29
Acceptance date:
2017-01-26
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EISSN:
1941-3084
ISSN:
1941-3149
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pubs:693841
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uuid:0938e2e2-3416-4c14-9796-0382813ba756
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pubs:693841
Source identifiers:
693841
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2017-05-23

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