Which surgical interventions are used in the treatment of long QT syndrome (LQTS)?

Updated: Nov 29, 2017
  • Author: Ali A Sovari, MD, FACP, FACC; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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Answer

Surgical intervention in patients with LQTS may include the following procedures:

  • Implantation of cardioverter-defibrillators
  • Placement of a pacemaker
  • Left cervicothoracic stellectomy

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