Outcome after implantation of a cardioverter-defibrillator in patients with Brugada syndrome: a multicenter study.

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BACKGROUND Brugada syndrome is an arrhythmogenic disease characterized by an increased risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) by ventricular fibrillation. At present, an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is the recommended therapy in high-risk patients. This multicenter study reports the outcome of a large series of patients implanted with an ICD for… (More)

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