Long QT Syndrome
Long QT Syndrome is a cardiac rhythm disorder that can be genetic or caused by drugs. Unfortunately death takes many people before they know they have the disorder, while people living with the disease can greatly benefit from advanced therapies. Learn more about Long QT Syndrome as some of the best-known doctors in this area discuss the causes, risks and treatments on this episode of Second Opinion.
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There are a very large number of organizations dedicated to helping people with Long QT Syndrome and their families and friends. This is only a partial list.
The C.A.R.E. Mission: To formulate, promote and lead initiatives to prevent sudden cardiac death due to acquired and heritable heart rhythm disorders.
The NHLBI developed the Diseases and Conditions Index (DCI) for patients and the public. The DCI contains plain-language health information about diseases, conditions, tests, and procedures related to the heart, lungs, blood, and sleep.
The Heart Rhythm Society is the international leader in science, education and advocacy for cardiac arrhythmia professionals and patients, and the primary information resource on heart rhythm disorders. Its mission is to improve the care of patients by promoting research, education and optimal health care policies and standards.