Display Settings:


Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
J Electrocardiol. 2011 Jul-Aug;44(4):483-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2010.02.009. Epub 2010 Apr 9.

High risk of sudden death associated with a PRKAG2-related familial Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

Author information

  • 1The Second Hospital of Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China.


Familial appearance of Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome is rare and displays an autosomal dominant inheritance. Here we report a Chinese kindred of WPW syndrome whose unique clinical features consist of a high risk of sudden cardiac death due to atrial fibrillation, causing a rapid antegrade conduct over the accessory pathway. The mutation in the PRKAG2 gene was identified as responsible for the familial form of WPW syndrome.

Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk