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Postextrasystolic “T wave hump” augmentation as a marker of increased arrhythmogenic risk in the long QT syndrome
  1. H Wedekind,
  2. E Schulze-Bahr,
  3. H Djonlagic
  1. hwede{at}uni-muenster.de

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The family came to our attention because of the sudden death of a 20 year old woman (upper panel, II-3). She had been treated for epilepsy since she was 6 years old because of recurrent episodes of fainting. The ECG showed a prolonged QT interval of nearly 600 ms. The subsequent investigation of her family revealed three sisters, …

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