Romano-Ward syndrome

Common Name(s)

Romano-Ward syndrome

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SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes) Foundation

Our mission is to save the lives of young people who are genetically predisposed to sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmias and to provide education and support to families and the medical community.

http://www.StopSADS.org

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2012

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Romano-Ward syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes) Foundation

Our mission is to save the lives of young people who are genetically predisposed to sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmias and to provide education and support to families and the medical community.

http://www.StopSADS.org

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2012

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Romano-Ward syndrome" returned 14 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A KCNE1 missense variant (V47I) causing exercise-induced long QT syndrome (Romano Ward).
 

Author(s): John J Ryan, Matthew Kalscheur, Lisa Dellefave, Elizabeth McNally, Stephen L Archer

Journal: Int. J. Cardiol.. 2012 Apr;156(2):e33-5.

 

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2012

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Identification of a novel KCNQ1 mutation associated with both Jervell and Lange-Nielsen and Romano-Ward forms of long QT syndrome in a Chinese family.
 

Author(s): Su Zhang, Ke Yin, Xiang Ren, Pengyun Wang, Shirong Zhang, Lingling Cheng, Junguo Yang, Jing Yu Liu, Mugen Liu, Qing Kenneth Wang

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Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a cardiac disorder characterized by prolonged QT intervals on electrocardiograms (ECG), ventricular arrhythmias, and sudden death. Clinically, two inherited forms of LQTS have been defined: autosomal dominant LQTS or Romano-Ward syndrome (RWS) not associated ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2008

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The N-terminal juxtamembranous domain of KCNQ1 is critical for channel surface expression: implications in the Romano-Ward LQT1 syndrome.
 

Author(s): Shehrazade Dahimène, Sébastien Alcoléa, Patrice Naud, Philippe Jourdon, Denis Escande, Robert Brasseur, Annick Thomas, Isabelle Baró, Jean Mérot

Journal: Circ. Res.. 2006 Nov;99(10):1076-83.

 

N-terminal mutations in the KCNQ1 channel are frequently linked to fatal arrhythmias in newborn children and adolescents but the cellular mechanisms involved in this dramatic issue remain, however, to be discovered. Here, we analyzed the trafficking of a series of N-terminal truncation ...

Last Updated: 10 Nov 2006

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The terms "Romano-Ward syndrome" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Molecular genetic aspects of the Romano-Ward long QT syndrome.
 

Author(s): J A Towbin

Journal: Tex Heart Inst J. 1994 ;21(1):42-7.

 

The Romano-Ward long QT syndrome, an autosomal dominant inherited disorder, is an increasingly recognized cause of sudden cardiac death in children and adults. Sudden death may or may not be preceded by a history of "seizures" and recurrent syncope; the diagnosis relies on electrocardiographic ...

Last Updated: 15 Jun 1994

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Comparison Between Epinephrine and Exercise Test in QT Long Syndrome Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Long QT Syndrome Type 1 or 2

 

Last Updated: 7 Dec 2012

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