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New Electrocardiographic Features in Brugada Syndrome

[ Vol. 10 , Issue. 3 ]

Author(s):

Antonio B. de Luna, Javier Garcia-Niebla and Adrian Baranchuk   Pages 175 - 180 ( 6 )

Abstract:


Brugada syndrome is a genetically determined familial disease with autosomal dominant transmission and variable penetrance, conferring a predisposition to sudden cardiac death due to ventricular arrhythmias. The syndrome is characterized by a typical electrocardiographic pattern in the right precordial leads. This article will focus on the new electrocardiographic features recently agreed on by expert consensus helping to identify this infequent electrocardiographic pattern.

Keywords:

Brugada syndrome, sudden death, ST-segment elevation, r' in lead V1.

Affiliation:

, , Centro de Salud Valle del Golfo, C/ Marcos Luis Barrera 1, 38911 Frontera-El Hierro, Islas Canarias- Espana.



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