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Romano-Ward Syndrome

A form of long QT syndrome that is without congenital deafness. It is caused by mutation of the KCNQ1 gene which encodes a protein in the VOLTAGE-GATED POTASSIUM CHANNEL.
Also Known As:
Romano Ward Syndrome; Syndrome, Romano-Ward; Syndrome, Ward-Romano; Ward Romano Syndrome; Long QT Syndrome 1; Ward-Romano Syndrome
Networked: 35 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (Autoimmune Diabetes)
2. Jervell-Lange Nielsen Syndrome (Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome)
3. Torsades de Pointes (Torsade de Pointes)
4. Long QT Syndrome
5. Ventricular Tachycardia

Experts

1. Behr, Elijah R: 2 articles (10/2014 - 06/2013)
2. Thomas, Dierk: 2 articles (12/2012 - 08/2005)
3. Katus, Hugo A: 2 articles (12/2012 - 08/2005)
4. Wasano, Koichiro: 1 article (08/2015)
5. Masuda, Sawako: 1 article (08/2015)
6. Mutai, Hideki: 1 article (08/2015)
7. Obuchi, Chie: 1 article (08/2015)
8. Matsunaga, Tatsuo: 1 article (08/2015)
9. Wong, Leonie C H: 1 article (10/2014)
10. Till, Janice A: 1 article (10/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Romano-Ward Syndrome:
1. Propranolol (Inderal)FDA LinkGeneric
2. HLA-DR4 Antigen (HLA DR4 Antigen)IBA
3. Potassium Channels (Potassium Channel)IBA
4. Ion Channels (Ion Channel)IBA
5. Ethyl Ether (Ether)IBA
6. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
7. Polymorphic catecholergic ventricular tachycardiaIBA
8. Congenital heart blockIBA
9. halofantrine (Halfan)FDA Link
10. Nicorandil (SG 75)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
2. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser)
3. Implantable Defibrillators (Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator)
4. Radiotherapy
5. Artificial Pacemaker