Chapter 6. Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Death

  1. Dan Roden MD Professor Director Assistant Vice-Chancellor
  1. Jonas S. S. G. de Jong MD Research Fellow1,
  2. Lukas R. C. Dekker MD, PhD Cardiologist2 and
  3. Arthur A. M. Wilde MD, PhD, FAHA, FESC Head3

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311785.ch6

Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics

Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics

How to Cite

de Jong, J. S. S. G., Dekker, L. R. C. and Wilde, A. A. M. (2009) Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Death, in Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics (ed D. Roden), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311785.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Oates Institute for Experimental Therapeutics, Personalized Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiology Resident, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

  3. 3

    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

Book Series:

  1. The AHA Clinical Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Elliott Antman

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175401

Online ISBN: 9781444311785



  • ventricular arrhythmias;
  • sudden cardiac death (SCD);
  • postinfarction patients;
  • primary arrhythmia syndromes;
  • long QT syndrome (LQTS);
  • Brugada syndrome (BrS);
  • gene polymorphisms;
  • angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE);
  • ischemia


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Primary arrhythmia syndromes

  • Multigenetic disease

  • References