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.

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

By Katrina Sorensen, Research Coordinator, @katrinasorensen

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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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