Heart 89:964 doi:10.1136/heart.89.9.964
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Identifying long QT syndrome using genotypic-phenotypic correlations is a life saver

Many young patients at risk of sudden death from long QT syndrome (LQTS) would benefit from a more efficient screening strategy, say the authors of a prospective study. Replacing mutation analysis with genotype-phenotype correlations would enable timely diagnosis and earlier prophylaxis for index cases and their affected …