December 2, 2011

Recovery phase of stress test revealed most common long QT syndrome type,


Researchers have reported the strong diagnostic ability of treadmill exercise stress testing to uncover long QT syndrome in patients… “Our results refine and improve the diagnostic ability of treadmill stress test during the evaluation of patients with possible long QT syndrome by showing precisely where the greatest diagnostic separation resides, the recovery phase,” Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD, director of the Mayo Clinic’s Long QT Syndrome Clinic and the Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory, said in a press release.

Cardiology Today, 11/28/11

Tags: Cardiology, Long QT Syndrome, MD, Michael J. Ackerman

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