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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Krönauer, T; Friederich, P 
Title:
[Perioperative treatment of patients with long QT syndrome]. 
Abstract:
Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is caused by a change in cardiac repolarization due to functional ion channel dysfunction which is associated with an elongation of the QT interval (hence the name) in the electrocardiogram and a predisposition to cardiac rhythm disorders (e.g. torsade de pointes, TdP) as well as cardiac events up to sudden cardiac death. There is a congenital (cLQTS) and an acquired (aLQTS) form of the disease. The prevalence of cLQTS is 1 in 2000 but aLQTS is much more common and includ...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Anaesthesist 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
64 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
625-37; quiz 638-9 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0003-2417 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Anästhesiologie