Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome (JLNS) Congenital (autosomal recessive) long QT syndrome (LQTS) severe, bilateral sensorineural hearing loss
Congenital (autosomal dominant) long QT syndrome (LQTS). Unlike Jervell-Lange-Nielsen, there is no congenital hearing loss (deafness) present
Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) produces prolonged ventricular repolarisation -> predisposes to malignant ventricular arrhythmias
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) was a Norwegian physician with Fred Lange-Nielsen, described syncope, LQTS and congenital deafness (JLNS) in 1957
Owen Conor Ward (1923 – ) Irish paediatrician and cardiologist. Eponymously affiliated with Romano-Ward Syndrome which he described in 1964
Cesarino Romano (1924 – 2008) was an Italian paediatrician. Romano-Ward syndrome Congenital (autosomal dominant) long QT syndrome (LQTS).