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Sports participation appears safer today for children with long QT syndrome

Sports participation appears safer today for children with long QT syndrome
April 21, 2015

Read the Perspective from Richard J. Kovacs, MD, FACC

A single-center review of children and adolescents with long QT syndrome yielded no deaths or cardiac events during sports participation.

The findings could mean that sports participation is safer for these children than previously thought, Peter Aziz, MD, and colleagues wrote in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.

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