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Fetal and Neonatal Presentation of Long QT Syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21401653     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This report describes a fetus presenting with intrauterine tachycardia and hydrops fetalis. Soon after birth the neonate was noted to be in torsades de pointes that responded dramatically to medical management. Long QT syndrome (LQTS) was diagnosed on electrocardiogram obtained soon after birth. The prognosis is poor when LQTS presents in utero or during the first week of life. However, our infant did well with medical management and has remained free of arrhythmias at follow-up. (PACE 2011; 1-4).
Authors:
Rukmini Komarlu; Lee Beerman; David Freeman; Gaurav Arora
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2011, The Authors. Journal compilation ©2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Pediatric Cardiology, St. Vincent Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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