COVID-19 and our Families with Genetic Heart Disease
We at the Windland Smith Rice Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic know that everyone is worried about the novel COVID-19 virus. We want our patients to know that we are here for you.
Very shortly, we will add a new tab to our Mayo Clinic Genetic Heart Rhythm Connect page that will include all the information you need to know about COVID-19 and genetic heart rhythm disorders. In the meantime, please take a look at the following videos Dr. Ackerman has published regarding COVID-19.
Dr. Ackerman, director of the Windland Smith Rice Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic, answers questions about COVID-19 and SADS conditions:
Dr. Ackerman provides clinicians with an algorithm to safely navigate potential side-effects for Long QT syndrome and sudden cardiac death in conjunction with off-label use of medications to combat COVID-19:
You can also follow Dr. Ackerman and the Windland Smith Rice Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic on Twitter by clicking the links below. We know this is a very stressful time. Rest assured that we will keep you up-to-date on the latest and most accurate information possible.