Long Qt Syndrome Industry Statistics

Long Qt Syndrome is estimated to affect approximately 1 in 2,000 individuals worldwide.

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"Prevalence of Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) is estimated to be approximately 1 in 2000 individuals globally."

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"About one-third of the people with Long QT Syndrome learn they have it because they faint."

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"10-15% of individuals that have a sudden cardiac arrest due to LQTS have a negative autopsy (Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome - SADS)."

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"Up to 50% of individuals with LQTS do not show any symptoms prior to experiencing a cardiac event."

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"Approximately 4,000 deaths occur each year in the US due to LQTS."

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"More than 500 mutations in 17 genes are associated with LQTS."

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"1 in 5 people with LQTS have a SCN5A gene mutation, linked specifically with the type 3 variant of the syndrome."

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"LQTS occurs equally in both males and females."

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"LQTS is most commonly diagnosed during childhood or young adulthood."

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