The pathophysiology is complex and incompletely understood:
Alteration in car...
Family history of syncope or sudden death
Stable patients with prolonged QT transported without intervention
Cardioversion for unstable patients with confirmed torsades de pointes
Symptomatic prolonged QT
Possible cardiac or ischemic event
Suspect prolonged QT in patients with syncope
Prolonged QT is an independent risk factor for sudden cardiac death.
Correct electrolyte abnormalities and discontinue offending drugs i...
Chugh SS, Reinier K, Singh T, et al. Determinants of prolonged QT interval and their contribution to sudden death risk in coronary artery disease: The Oregon sudden unexpected de...
9651007 Long QT syndrome (disorder)
442946007 Aquired long QT syndrome
442917000 Congenital long QT syndrome
373905003 Jervell and Lan...
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