Outcomes for long QT syndrome patients treated at specialty center are better

http://ift.tt/2uCFDAA Sudden cardiac death, and episodes of fainting and seizures from long QT syndrome are significantly lower than previously thought when patients are diagnosed and treated at a specialty center dedicated to the treatment of genetic heart rhythm diseases, according to research. This is one of the largest studies of long QT syndrome patients — people who have an inherited heart rhythm condition that can potentially cause fast and chaotic heartbeats — evaluated and treated at a single center to analyze these outcomes.

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