Tag long QT syndrome
Romano-ward syndrome 680

Romano-Ward syndrome

Congenital (autosomal dominant) long QT syndrome (LQTS). Unlike Jervell-Lange-Nielsen, there is no congenital hearing loss (deafness) present
Owen Conor Ward (1923-2021) 680

Owen C. Ward

Owen Conor Ward (1923 – ) Irish paediatrician and cardiologist. Eponymously affiliated with Romano-Ward Syndrome which he described in 1964
Cesarino Romano (1924-2008) 680

Cesarino Romano

Cesarino Romano (1924 – 2008) was an Italian paediatrician. Romano-Ward syndrome Congenital (autosomal dominant) long QT syndrome (LQTS).
Fred Lange-Nielsen (1919-1989) 680

Fred Lange-Nielsen

Fred Lange-Nielsen (1919–1989) Norwegian physician and Jazz musician. 1957 with Anton Jervell, defined syncope, LQTS and congenital deaf (JLNS)
Anton Jervell (1901-1987) 680

Anton Jervell

Anton Jervell (1901 – 1987) was a Norwegian physician with Fred Lange-Nielsen, described syncope, LQTS and congenital deafness (JLNS) in 1957
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Long QT Syndrome

Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) produces prolonged ventricular repolarisation -> predisposes to malignant ventricular arrhythmias