Lown Ganong Levine Syndrome Treatment
- Beta-blocker medications for Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome:
- Propranolol (Inderal)
- Atenolol (Tenormin)
- Metoprolol (Lopressor)
- Sotalol (Betapace)
- Labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate)
- Calcium channel blockers for Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome:
- Digoxin (Lanoxin)
- Pacemaker therapy for Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome
- Radiofrequency ablation for Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome:
- Involves the passage of a special catheter into the heart.
- Radiofrequency energy passes from the electrode in the catheter tip to an electrode on the skin.
- The radiofrequency energy destroys the cardiac tissue that is responsible for the abnormal rhythm.
Lown Ganong Levine Syndrome Questions For Doctor
The following are some important questions to ask before and after treatment for Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome.
Questions to ask before treatment:
- What are my treatment options?
- Is surgery an option for me?
- What are the risks associated with treatment?
- Do I need to stay in the hospital?
- How long will I be in the hospital?
- What are the complications I should watch for?
- How long will I be on medication?
- What are the potential side effects of my medication?
- Does my medication interact with nonprescription medicines or supplements?
- Should I take my medication with food?
Questions to ask after treatment:
- Do I need to change my diet?
- Do I need to lose weight?
- Are there any medications or supplements I should avoid?
- When can I resume my normal activities?
- When can I return to work?
- Do I need a special exercise program?
- What else can I do to reduce my risk for cardiac arrhythmias?
- How often will I need to see my doctor for checkups?
- What local support and other resources are available?
Lown Ganong Levine Syndrome Specialist
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome:
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