Hobbs et al identified risk factors for aborted cardiac arrest or sudden cardiac death in adolescents with the long QT syndrome. This can help identify adolescents who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Rochester, the Mayo Clinic, Bikur Cholim Hospital (Jerusalem), Case Western Reserve University, Niguarda Hospital (Milan), University of Milan, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Utah.

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