Long QT Syndrome News and Research

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Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a disease that affects the normal heart rhythm and electrical activity. It may lead to sudden onset and dangerous arrhythmias (irregularities of heart rate and rhythm) which may be brought on by triggers like exercise or stress.
Researchers discover new gene responsible for Brugada syndrome

Researchers discover new gene responsible for Brugada syndrome

Overdiagnosis of congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS)

Overdiagnosis of congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS)

New method allows heart beat triggers to be viewed and better understood

New method allows heart beat triggers to be viewed and better understood

Genetic testing helps diagnose Long QT syndrome

Genetic testing helps diagnose Long QT syndrome

Study identifies patients at risk for sudden cardiac death

Study identifies patients at risk for sudden cardiac death

Research could lead to ways to prevent arrhythmias

Research could lead to ways to prevent arrhythmias

Cardiac sympathetic denervation the heart’s control from the sympathetic nervous system

Cardiac sympathetic denervation the heart’s control from the sympathetic nervous system