Latest Long QT syndrome Stories

2008-11-05 18:00:22

U.S. and German researchers using a new animal model of genetic mutations say they've discovered some common anesthetics trigger arrhythmias in humans.

2008-10-27 09:00:12

PGxHealth(R), a division of Clinical Data, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDA), announced today that it has become an in-network provider with Aetna for healthcare coverage of its FAMILION(R) family of genetic tests.

2008-10-07 12:00:53

OBS Medical announced today the successful completion of a cardiac safety analysis in support of a pharmaceutical sponsor's prospective drug study. BioQT(TM) is an advanced signal processing technique developed by OBS Medical.

2008-09-14 03:00:10

By Walker, Dennis D Johnson, Monica L; Craig-Gray, Robert W; Loyd, Frank ABSTRACT Introduction: Brugada syndrome describes a subgroup of patients at risk for polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, and sudden cardiac death and is likely underdiagnosed among aviators.

2008-08-13 18:00:12

By Erdogan, Okan Aksoy, Alper; Turgut, Nilda; Durusoy, Elcim; Samsa, Murat; Altun, Armagan Abstract Andersen-Tawil syndrome (ATS) is a rare, heterogeneous, autosomal dominant, or sporadic disorder characterized by the clinical triad of periodic paralysis, dysmorphic features, and ventricular arrhythmias such as bidirectional ventricular tachycardia (BVT).

2008-07-10 06:00:13

The Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation launched an awareness campaign through the second annual Climb to Conquer SADS event, taking place this week from July 9 through the 12th at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state.

2008-07-02 18:00:33

ARYx Therapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ:ARYX), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced the results of an important cardiac safety study on its prokinetic agent, ATI-7505.

2008-04-01 03:00:10

By Kawabata, Mihoko Hirao, Kenzo; Takeshi, Sasaki; Sakurai, Kaoru; Inagaki, Hiroshi; Hachiya, Hitoshi; Isobe, Mitsuaki Abstract We report 2 patients in whom transient marked QT prolongation occurred after successful emergent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute coronary syndrome.

2007-06-14 06:07:57

By Papantoniou, Nicolaos Katsoulis, Ioannis; Papageorgiou, Ioannis; Antsaklis, Aris Abstract Long QT syndrome is a rare but severe cardiac arrhythmia.

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