Romano-Ward syndrome

Congenital (autosomal dominant) long QT syndrome (LQTS). Unlike Jervell-Lange-Nielsen, there is no congenital hearing loss (deafness) present
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Long QT Syndrome

Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) produces prolonged ventricular repolarisation -> predisposes to malignant ventricular arrhythmias
Fred Lange-Nielsen (1919 – 1989) 1

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) 1

Anton Jervell

Anton Jervell (1901 – 1987) was a Norwegian physician with Fred Lange-Nielsen, described syncope, LQTS and congenital deafness (JLNS) in 1957
Owen Conor Ward (1923 – ) 1

Owen Conor Ward

Owen Conor Ward (1923 – ) Irish paediatrician and cardiologist. Eponymously affiliated with Romano-Ward Syndrome which he described in 1964
Cesarino Romano (1924 – 2008) 1

Cesarino Romano

Cesarino Romano (1924 – 2008) was an Italian paediatrician. Romano-Ward syndrome Congenital (autosomal dominant) long QT syndrome (LQTS).