Drugs and Brugada syndrome patients: review of the literature, recommendations, and an up-to-date website (www.brugadadrugs.org).

@article{Postema2009DrugsAB,
  title={Drugs and Brugada syndrome patients: review of the literature, recommendations, and an up-to-date website (www.brugadadrugs.org).},
  author={Pieter G. Postema and Christian Wolpert and Ahmad Shoaib Amin and Vincent Probst and Martin Borggrefe and Dan M. Roden and Silvia G. Priori and Hanno L. Tan and Masayasu Hiraoka and Josep Brugada and Arthur A M Wilde},
  journal={Heart rhythm},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 9},
  pages={1335-41}
}
BACKGROUND Worldwide, the Brugada syndrome has been recognized as an important cause of sudden cardiac death in individuals at a relatively young age. Importantly, many drugs have been reported to induce the characteristic Brugada syndrome-linked ECG abnormalities and/or (fatal) ventricular tachyarrhythmias. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to review the literature on the use of drugs in Brugada syndrome patients, to make recommendations based on the literature and on expert opinion… CONTINUE READING

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