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- n. Plural form of channelopathy.
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The FAMILION family of tests detects genetic mutations that can cause cardiac channelopathies or cardiomyopathies.
Components of the syndrome bear resemblance to such disorders as tetanus, equine motor neuron disease, hyperkalemic periodic paralysis, exertional myopathies, and especially the acquired channelopathies associated with the mycotoxicoses, such as perennial ryegrass staggers.
"Clinical screening can be much more selective if there is postmortem gene testing for the defects that result in sodium and potassium channelopathies," said Ackerman.
Robert C. Griggs, M.D. Nervous system channelopathies: Andersen-Tawil syndrome, episodic ataxias, non-dystrophic myotonic disorders
In individuals aged less than 35 years, it is frequently caused by inherited disorders of cardiac muscle (cardiomyopathy) and cardiac rhythm (ion channelopathies).
FAMILION® tests detect genetic variants that can cause cardiac channelopathies, rare conditions that can cause irregular heart rhythms and associated heart disorders, including Familial Long QT Syndrome,
Cardiac channelopathies are rare, inherited heart conditions including Long QT Syndrome LQTS, LQTS large Deletion Duplication, Short QT