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InR a bit low at 2.3 could that cause prolonged qts?

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Hello, I have antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and lupus and was recently in the ER with prolonged qts. I also have mild valve regurgitation with some thickening and pulmonary hypertension. My question is my InR was a bit low at 2.3 could that alone cause the prolonged qts? I do have an appointment with a cardiologist but some days are better than others so wondered how much APS was having affect. Thank you.


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replied January 26th, 2017
Heart Disease and Heart Attack Answer A60186
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. INR of 2.3 is target and should not affect the prolonged QT. It could be due to some medication you are on. Also measures need to be taken for prolonged QT. Consult a cardiologist and let them have a look.

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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