Lown-Ganong-Levine Syndrome Questions & Answers

Updated: Dec 09, 2020
  • Author: Daniel M Beyerbach, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Jose M Dizon, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What is the pathophysiology of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What is the role of structural anomalies in the pathophysiology of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What is the role of enhanced atrioventricular nodal conduction (EAVNC) in the pathophysiology of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What is the role of underlying mechanisms in the pathophysiology of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What is the prevalence of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What is the prognosis for Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What is included in patient education about Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Presentation

What are the signs and symptoms of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Which physical exam findings are characteristic of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Lown-Ganong-Levine Syndrome?

Workup

How is Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL) diagnosed?

What is the role of ECG in the workup of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Which maneuvers may provide diagnostic information in the workup of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What is the role of IV adenosine in the workup of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

When is an invasive electrophysiology study indicated in the workup of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Treatment

How is Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL) initially treated?

How is recurrent paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) treated in patients with Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What is included in outpatient monitoring following the initial treatment of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Medications

What is role of medications in the treatment of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Which medications in the drug class Cardiac glycosides are used in the treatment of Lown-Ganong-Levine Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Calcium channel blockers (nondihydropyridine) are used in the treatment of Lown-Ganong-Levine Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Beta-blockers are used in the treatment of Lown-Ganong-Levine Syndrome?