Long QT syndrome
Long QT syndrome: Introduction
Long QT syndrome:
Long QT syndrome (LQTS) results from structural abnormalities in the potassium channels of the heart, which predispose affected persons to an accelerated heart rhythm ... more about Long QT syndrome.
Long QT syndrome: A condition which is characterized by prolongation of the QT interval of the heart rhythme.
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causes, and treatments of Long QT syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Long QT syndrome
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Long QT syndrome?
Long QT syndrome: Deaths
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Causes of Long QT syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Long QT syndrome
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Long QT syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Long QT syndrome
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the conditions...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children....read more »
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Long QT syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Long QT syndrome
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Clinical Trials for Long QT syndrome
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Clinical Trials for Long QT syndrome
Long QT syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Long QT syndrome
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Article Excerpts about Long QT syndrome
Long QT syndrome (LQTS) results from structural abnormalities in the potassium channels of the heart, which predispose affected persons to an accelerated heart rhythm (arrhythmia).
(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)
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