The Brugada syndrome: ionic basis and arrhythmia mechanisms.

  title={The Brugada syndrome: ionic basis and arrhythmia mechanisms.},
  author={Charles Antzelevitch},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology},
  volume={12 2},
A syndrome characterized by an ST segment elevation in leads V1 to V3 (unrelated to ischemia, electrolyte abnormalities, or obvious structural heart disease) with a right bundle branch block (RBBB) morphology of the QRS was reported as early as 1953, but it was Ž rst described as a distinct clinical entity associated with a high risk of sudden cardiac death in 19921 (for review, see references 2 and 3). The clinical disorder was named after Pedro and Josep Brugada, who focused world attention… CONTINUE READING
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