Discrimination of Brugada syndrome patients from individuals with the saddle-back type ST-segment elevation using a marker of the standard 12-lead electrocardiography.

@article{Nakazawa2007DiscriminationOB,
  title={Discrimination of Brugada syndrome patients from individuals with the saddle-back type ST-segment elevation using a marker of the standard 12-lead electrocardiography.},
  author={Kiyoshi Nakazawa and Tsuneharu Sakurai and Ryoji Kishi and Akihiko Takagi and Keizo Osada and Shonosuke Ryu and Sadanori Fujita and Hisao Matsuda and Yukako Ishikawa and Fumihiko Miyake},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={546-9}
}
BACKGROUND In the clinical situation, the saddle-back (S-B) type is more frequently detected than the coved type. In the present study, the discrimination of Brugada syndrome from the S-B type individuals using a marker of the standard 12-lead electrocardiography (ECG) was attempted. METHODS AND RESULTS The study group consisted of 55 individuals with the S-B type in whom pilsicainide provocation test (PLC test) was carried out. The time from the onset of the QRS wave in lead V(2) (IV (2)) to… CONTINUE READING

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