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BACKGROUND In patients with low ejection fraction and ventricular dyssynchrony, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is an accepted therapeutic modality. In these patients, CRT can improve the quality of life and exercise tolerance in addition to improved survival. On the other hand, antiarrhythmic effects of CRT is a place of debate. METHOD In this… (More)
Clinical and molecular characterization of the Brugada syndrome has progressed rapidly since its initial description. The role of hormonal changes during pregnancy and postpartum period on the pathogenesis of Brugada syndrome has not been studied. Herein, we describe a case of revelation of Brugada syndrome during pregnancy in a young woman who presented… (More)
A 70-year-old man with history of previous myocardial infarction was referred for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) implantation. Echocardiography showed global wall motion abnormality and non-viable myocardium with ejection fraction of 15% and large apical aneurysm. Electrocardiography (ECG) revealed sinus rhythm with wide QRS (200 ms). Of note is… (More)
This report presents a patient with macrovolt T wave alternans, PVC with R on T or a long-short sequence followed by torsades de pointes.