Long-term follow-up of patients with long-QT syndrome treated with beta-blockers and continuous pacing.

@article{Dorostkar1999LongtermFO,
  title={Long-term follow-up of patients with long-QT syndrome treated with beta-blockers and continuous pacing.},
  author={Parvin C. Dorostkar and M. Eldar and Bernard Belhassen and Melvin Scheinman},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1999},
  volume={100 24},
  pages={
          2431-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND The long-QT syndrome is associated with sudden cardiac death. Combination of beta-blocker and pacing therapy has been proposed for treatment of drug-resistant patients. The purpose of this study was to summarize our long-term experience with combined therapy in patients with long-QT syndrome. METHODS AND RESULTS A total of 37 patients with idiopathic long-QT syndrome were treated with combined therapy consisting of continuous cardiac pacing and maximally tolerated beta-blocker… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 49 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 32 extracted citations

Long and short QT syndrome

Herzschrittmachertherapie & Elektrophysiologie • 2006
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Device therapy in the setting of long QT syndrome.

Cardiac electrophysiology clinics • 2015
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Effect of beta-blockers on QT dynamics in the long QT syndrome: measuring the benefit.

Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology • 2014

Ventrikuläre Tachykardien unter Belastung

Herzschrittmachertherapie + Elektrophysiologie • 2013

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 25 references

Heterogeneity in the inherited long QT syndrome.

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology • 1995

New revelations about the long-QT syndrome.

The New England journal of medicine • 1995