How is asymptomatic long QT syndrome (LQTS) managed?

Updated: Nov 29, 2017
  • Author: Ali A Sovari, MD, FACP, FACC; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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Asymptomatic individuals with LQTS usually do not require hospitalization. However, carefully evaluate them and provide follow-up care in an ambulatory setting. A cardiologist or a cardiac electrophysiologist should examine patients with LQTS on a regular basis.


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