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antiphospholipid antibody syndrome cause prolonged qts?

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Hello I have antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and recently was in the ER with prolonged qts. My INR was a bit low at 2.3 but I have had a lot of issues with my heart. I also have mild valve regurgitation and pulmonary hypertension. I have an appointment with a cardiologist but wondered if APS could by itself cause the prolonged qts. Thanks


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replied January 26th, 2017
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Blood Disorders Answer A60187
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. INR of 2.3 is still in target range should not affect QT interval prolongation. It needs complete work up , history and efforts to find the cause of this prolonged QT and then managed accordingly.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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