Heart failure: The electrophysiologic connection

Eduardo Marbán

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Sudden Death in Heart Failure. Heart failure often is complicated by lethal arrhythmias. This article presents an overview of current thinking about the mechanisms of sudden death in heart failure, with an emphasis on the hypothesis that cardiomyopathy is an acquired form of the long QT syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1425-1428
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1999


  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart failure
  • Long QT syndrome
  • Potassium channels

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology


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