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Clinical diagnosis of Long QT Syndrome is difficult, as many do not experience symptoms. If your doctor suspects that your child has Long QT Syndrome, (due to episodes of fainting or arrhythmias), he/she may suggest medical testing in addition to a complete medical history and physical examination. Our approach at Boston Children’s is to evaluate the family as well as the patient history since the individual patient may not be symptomatic. We have a structured approach that evaluates the type of Long QT Syndrome and the clinical risk stratification through a series of diagnostic tests that may also include genetic analysis.
Leadless: These monitors are designed to capture post-event activity. This small flat recorder that is placed against your child’s chest over her heart at the first sign of symptoms. You will need to manually record the ECG sample by pressing a button once the recorder is in place.
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