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Brugada syndrome: report of the second consensus conference: endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society and the European Heart Rhythm Association.
Since its introduction as a clinical entity in 1992, the Brugada syndrome has progressed from being a rare disease to one that is second only to automobile accidents as a cause of death among youngExpand
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Right bundle branch block, persistent ST segment elevation and sudden cardiac death: a distinct clinical and electrocardiographic syndrome. A multicenter report.
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to present data on eight patients with recurrent episodes of aborted sudden death unexplainable by currently known diseases whose common clinical andExpand
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Sudden Death Associated With Short-QT Syndrome Linked to Mutations in HERG
Background—Sudden cardiac death takes the lives of more than 300 000 Americans annually. Malignant ventricular arrhythmias occurring in individuals with structurally normal hearts account for aExpand
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Brugada syndrome: report of the second consensus conference.
Since its introduction as a clinical entity in 1992, the Brugada syndrome has progressed from being a rare disease to one that is second only to automobile accidents as a cause of death among youngExpand
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An international compendium of mutations in the SCN5A-encoded cardiac sodium channel in patients referred for Brugada syndrome genetic testing.
BACKGROUND Brugada syndrome (BrS) is a common heritable channelopathy. Mutations in the SCN5A-encoded sodium channel (BrS1) culminate in the most common genotype. OBJECTIVE This study sought toExpand
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A New Approach to the Differential Diagnosis of a Regular Tachycardia With a Wide QRS Complex
BackgroundIn the differential diagnosis of a tachycardia with a wide QRS complex (.0.12 second) diagnostic mistakes are frequent. Therefore, we investigated the reasons for failure of presentlyExpand
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Current electrocardiographic criteria for diagnosis of Brugada pattern: a consensus report.
Brugada syndrome is an inherited heart disease without structural abnormalities that is thought to arise as a result of accelerated inactivation of Na channels and predominance of transient outward KExpand
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Ionic mechanisms responsible for the electrocardiographic phenotype of the Brugada syndrome are temperature dependent.
The Brugada syndrome is a major cause of sudden death, particularly among young men of Southeast Asian and Japanese origin. The syndrome is characterized electrocardiographically by an ST-segmentExpand
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Long-Term Follow-Up of Individuals With the Electrocardiographic Pattern of Right Bundle-Branch Block and ST-Segment Elevation in Precordial Leads V1 to V3
Background— The electrocardiographic pattern of right bundle-branch block with ST-segment elevation in leads V1 to V3 is increasingly recognized among patients who have aborted sudden cardiac death,Expand
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Proposed diagnostic criteria for the Brugada syndrome.
(see 3,4 for review). TheBrugada syndrome is a familial disease displaying anautosomal dominant mode of transmission with incom-plete penetrance and an incidence ranging between 5 and66 per 10 000.Expand
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