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Long qt syndrome type 5--what are the treatments?

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Dr. Jesus Yap
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: AICD

Type 5 lqt is due to decrease function of the potassium channel involved in the generation of the slow potassium current .
It is uncommon present in 1% of the total cases of lqt . This involve mutation of the protein called mink in the beta subunit of the potassium channel there is no treatment other than a cardiodefibriilator.

In brief: AICD

Type 5 lqt is due to decrease function of the potassium channel involved in the generation of the slow potassium current .
It is uncommon present in 1% of the total cases of lqt . This involve mutation of the protein called mink in the beta subunit of the potassium channel there is no treatment other than a cardiodefibriilator.
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