Genetic Heart Rhythm Diseases

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.

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Mar 30 1:41pm

COVID-19 and our Families with Genetic Heart Disease

By Katrina Sorensen, Research Coordinator, @katrinasorensen

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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.

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