Notable findings include the following:
These symptoms may be a result of provocative stimuli, especially emotional or physical stress.
Patients are usually treated based on symptoms and the clinical severity of the disease; avoidance of QT-prolonging medications and avoidance of provoking situations
Follow-up outpatient appointments should review new or recurrent symptoms, including palpitations, near syncope or syncope, and the efficacy and...
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Hedley PL, Jørgensen P, ...
9651007 Long QT syndrome (disorder)
442917000 Congenital long QT syndrome
442946007 Aquired long QT syndrome
Q: Should activity be restricted in patients with congenital LQTS?
A: Because sudden rises in serum catecholamine levels may precipitate symptoms, it is appropriate to initially restrict competitiv...
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