Mayo Clinic Q and A: Understanding and treating long QT syndrome

Sep 4, 2019 | Katrina Sorensen, Research Coordinator | @katrinasorensen


Have you ever wondered what long QT syndrome is? Unsurprisingly, a lot of people have never even heard of this genetic heart rhythm disease.

In the following Mayo Clinic Q and A, Dr. Michael Ackerman, a genetic cardiologist and director of the Windland Smith Rice Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic, explains what long QT syndrome is, how its diagnosed and how its treated.

Meet other people talking about long QT syndrome on Mayo Clinic Connect. Join the Heart Rhythm Conditions group or the Heart & Blood Health group to join the conversation, share experiences, ask questions and discover your support network.

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