Second Opinion "Long QT Disorder"

Second Opinion "Long QT Disorder"

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 8:30pm

Learn more about Long QT Syndrome as some of the best-known doctors in this area discuss the causes, risks and treatments.

Long QT Syndrome is a cardiac rhythm disorder that can be genetic or caused by drugs. Unfortunately death takes many people before they know they have the disorder, while people living with the disease can greatly benefit from advanced therapies. Second Opinion "Long QT Syndrome" airs Thursday, March 1 at 8:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

The goal of the series is to improve doctor/patient communication and empower viewers to take charge of their own healthcare, and in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes. Second Opinion focuses on health literacy in a way that is relevant and accessible to both viewers and to physicians, in a format that engages and entertains viewers.

Produced by WXXI Public Broadcasting in Rochester, New York, West 175 Productions in Seattle, Washington and University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York, the Second Opinion production team work extensively with a team of Medical Advisors to make sure you're getting solid medical information, making you a better consumer of your own healthcare!