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Sports Guidelines for Long QT Syndrome Patients May Be Too Strict, Mayo Clinic Finds

Sports Guidelines for Long QT Syndrome Patients May Be Too Strict, Mayo Clinic Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 24, 2012.  Participation in competitive sports by people with long QT syndrome — a genetic abnormality in the heart's electrical system — has been a matter of debate among physicians. Current guidelines disqualify most LQTS patients from almost every sport. In a first-of-its-kind study, Mayo Clinic's [...]

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