Long QT Syndrome Type 1 in an Australian Indigenous Patient

Anand N. Ganesan, Carlos G. Vanoye, Ferdous Alam, Kathryn E. Waddell-Smith, Andrew D. McGavigan, Gemma Correnti, Eric Haan, Alex Brown, Jamie Vandenberg, Alfred L. George

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A 19-year-old Australian Indigenous woman presented after suffering a ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest while swimming, leading to near drowning, in a remote Aboriginal community of South Australia. The patient was initially resuscitated by ≈10 minutes of basic life support from a lifeguard, before receiving an automatic external defibrillation shock, and transferred to a regional intensive care unit where she received 24 hours of cooling. She retained normal cognitive function upon recovery...
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere002813
Pages (from-to)93-94
Number of pages2
JournalCirculation: Genomic and Precision Medicine
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020


  • Australia
  • genetics
  • humans
  • long QT syndrome
  • potassium channels


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