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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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Long QT syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Long QT syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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 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 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 undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be 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 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 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. Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can 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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Long QT syndrome: Animations

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Clinical Trials for 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)

Related Long QT syndrome Info

More information about Long QT syndrome

  1. Long QT syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths

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