Sqts

Short QT syndrome or SQTS is a congenital heart disorder that causes arrhythmias. The QT segment is the electrocardiogram that represents the time taken by the electrical signals to produce an impulse through ventricles, and it varies according to the heart rate, but in the case of SQTS, the interval remains constant even if the heart rate changes.

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Is it possible that my calcium level is shortening QT interval?

Query: Hello doctor,Is it normal to have QT Interval of 320 ms on frequency 76 bpm for a 20-year-old male? Is it possible that my level of calcium is the thing which is shortening my QT? My calcium is 2,54 mmol/L. Is it too less? I still feel something around my heart, mainly when I am in stress. Currently...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your ECG (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I do not think, you have SQTS (short QT syndrome). I guess you do not have any family history of sudden cardiac death or ventricular tachycardia or of electrical shocks for cardiac reasons...  Read Full »

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