Which specialist consultations are needed for the diagnosis and 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

A cardiologist and a cardiac electrophysiologist are typically consulted when patients with LQTS are evaluated.

In families of patients with genotypically confirmed LQTS, genetic counseling of patients and family members should be considered.


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