Congenital long QT syndrome: considerations for primary care physicians.

@article{Levine2008CongenitalLQ,
  title={Congenital long QT syndrome: considerations for primary care physicians.},
  author={Ethan Levine and Spencer Z Rosero and Adam S. Budzikowski and Arthur J. Moss and Wojciech Zareba and James P Daubert},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={75 8},
  pages={
          591-600
        }
}
  • Ethan Levine, Spencer Z Rosero, +3 authors James P Daubert
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine
  • Congenital long QT syndrome is an inherited disorder of cardiac repolarization that predisposes to syncope and to sudden death from polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. The disorder should be suspected when the electrocardiogram shows characteristic QT abnormalities, or when there is a family history of long QT syndrome or of an event that raises suspicion of long QT syndrome, such as sudden death, syncope, or ill-defined "seizure" disorder. We can now classify some types of congenital long QT… CONTINUE READING

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