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100th Anniversary of the ECG at Mayo Clinic

It’s a classic image for heart health, the zigzag lines of an ECG, or electrocardiogram. Even though Mayo Clinic conducts hundreds of thousands of ECGs each year, it is a test that’s never taken for granted. And, would you believe, the ECG is celebrating its 100th birthday at Mayo Clinic [...]

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Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the March 2014 Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 21, 2014 — Here are highlights from the March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial [...]

Created by Ginger Plumbo

Mayo Clinic Led Study on Long QT Syndrome Sheds Light on Genetic Testing

Results of a Long QT Syndrome study in the current issue of Circulation play an important role in understanding genetic testing's role in diagnosing disease, according to the senior author, Michael Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D., the Mayo Clinic pediatric cardiologist who directs Mayo's Long QT Syndrome Clinic and is the director [...]

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First Electronic Prolonged QT Interval Warning System

Using a one-of-a-kind computer-aided program, Mayo Clinic has developed and implemented a Mayo-wide electronic warning system to identify patients at risk of QT-related deaths from an abnormality in the heart’s electrical system. The system informs all physicians, regardless of their specialty or QT awareness, if their patient’s ECG activated the QT alarm. The findings are [...]

Created by Joel Streed