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Sudden cardiac arrest associated with early repolarization.
BACKGROUND Early repolarization is a common electrocardiographic finding that is generally considered to be benign. Its potential to cause cardiac arrhythmias has been hypothesized from experimentalExpand
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Clinical and cardiac features of patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage presenting with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
BACKGROUND Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is known as one of the aetiologies of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). However, the mechanisms of circulatory collapse in these patients have remainedExpand
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Actual conditions of implantable defibrillation therapy over 5 years in Japan
The aim of this study was to describe the recent conditions associated with implantable defibrillation therapy for individual underlying heart diseases.
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Short QT syndrome in a boy diagnosed on screening for heart disease
We report on an asymptomatic 10‐year‐old boy who had a short QT interval (corrected QT interval, 260 ms). Short QT syndrome (SQTS) was detected in a school screening program for heart disease and theExpand
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Intramyocardial Hemorrhage Caused by Myocardial Contusion
A 49-year-old man was referred to our hospital after a syncopal attack and blunt chest trauma suffered in a collision with another skier on a ski slope. On admission, he complained of chest and leftExpand
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Role of α1-Blockade in Congenital Long QT Syndrome
Beta-blockade is widely reported to reduce the incidence of syncope in 75-80% of patients with congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS). However, despite full-dose β-blockade, 20-25% of patients continueExpand
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Mutation site-specific differences in arrhythmic risk and sensitivity to sympathetic stimulation in the LQT1 form of congenital long QT syndrome
Abstract Objectives We sought to compare the arrhythmic risk and sensitivity to sympathetic stimulation of mutations located in transmembrane regions and C-terminal regions of the KCNQ1 channel inExpand
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