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The short QT syndrome is characterized by familial sudden death, short refractory periods, and inducible ventricular fibrillation. It is important to recognize this ECG pattern because it is related to a high risk of sudden death in young, otherwise healthy subjects.

Very few short QT syndrome cases have been identified since the initial discovery of it in the year 2000.

The United States National Library of Medicine provides more details:


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