Genetics of cardiac repolarization.


Journal Article

Prolongation of the electrocardiographic QT interval, a measure of cardiac repolarization, is associated with arrhythmogenic disorders and is a risk factor for sudden cardiac death. Two genome-wide association studies (GWAS) of variation in the QT interval in population-based cohorts now report association with variants in a subset of ion channel genes and other new associations.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shah, SH; Pitt, GS

Published Date

  • April 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 41 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 388 - 389

PubMed ID

  • 19338079

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19338079

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1546-1718

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/ng0409-388


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States