Welcome to the Genetic Heart Rhythm Diseases page. The Mayo Clinic Windland Smith Rice Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic, with the Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory in Rochester, MN, is dedicated to diagnosing, treating, and researching all types of genetic heart rhythm diseases that can cause sudden death.
Follow the Genetic Heart Rhythm Diseases page and stay up-to-date as we post stories, clinical trials, and useful information regarding your genetic heart rhythm condition.
Registration is NOW OPEN for the first-ever SADS Virtual International Conference!
Over 300 SADS families from throughout the world have already registered for the 2020 SADS Foundation International Conference! Don't miss out on this opportunity to hear from experts and to meet your fellow SADS families. The event is entirely [...]
Have you ever wondered what your physician is referring to when they discuss the "QT interval" or how this interval gets measured?
To explain the QT interval, we first have to start with a standard electrocardiogram (ECG) and its
most common waveforms. An ECG is [...]
Are you an athlete with a genetic heart condition that has been disqualified from sports? Do you have a child that loves playing sports, but was told they can no longer play due to their genetic heart disease? Know that there are options! After a full cardiac evaluation, careful [...]
We have updated our Video Archive tab! Check out this page filled with over 80 videos from Dr. Michael Ackerman. One of our goals at the Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic is to share as much accurate and vital information as we can about genetic heart conditions. [...]
September is here and with that comes the new school year. But with the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to how and where kids are learning are rampant. If you are feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone!
One thing we want all our families with inherited arrhythmias (e.g. LQTS, BrS, CPVT, [...]