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What is long qt syndrome?

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Dr. John Charpie
Pediatrics - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Heart rhythm problem

Long qt syndrome (lqts) is a congenital disorder of the heart's electrical activity that is characterized by prolongation of the qt interval (delayed repolarization) on an electrocardiogram.
Delayed repolarization of the heart following a heartbeat increases the risk for sudden, uncontrollable, dangerous heart rhythm disturbances in response to exercise or stress.

In brief: Heart rhythm problem

Long qt syndrome (lqts) is a congenital disorder of the heart's electrical activity that is characterized by prolongation of the qt interval (delayed repolarization) on an electrocardiogram.
Delayed repolarization of the heart following a heartbeat increases the risk for sudden, uncontrollable, dangerous heart rhythm disturbances in response to exercise or stress.
Dr. John Charpie
Dr. John Charpie
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Dr. Richard Humes
Pediatrics - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Electrical problem

This is a genetic disease for which there are several well defined gene defects and different types.
Long qt seen on the electrocardiogram can result in a lethal rhyhm problem and sudden death.

In brief: Electrical problem

This is a genetic disease for which there are several well defined gene defects and different types.
Long qt seen on the electrocardiogram can result in a lethal rhyhm problem and sudden death.
Dr. Richard Humes
Dr. Richard Humes
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Long qt

It is genetic rhythm disorder which can lead to sudden death or fainting.
If you need further details please consult I follow several patients with that syndrome

In brief: Long qt

It is genetic rhythm disorder which can lead to sudden death or fainting.
If you need further details please consult I follow several patients with that syndrome
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
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