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Brugada Phenocopy in a Patient with Pectus Excavatum: Systematic Review of the ECG Manifestations Associated with Pectus Excavatum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24047484     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Brugada phenocopies (BrP) have emerged as new clinical entities that are etiologically distinct from true Brugada syndrome (BrS). BrP are characterized by an ECG pattern that is phenotypically identical to true BrS (type 1 or type 2); however, BrP are caused by various other factors such as mechanical mediastinal compression, myocardial ischemia, pericarditis, myocarditis, pulmonary embolism, and metabolic disturbances. We report a case of an electrocardiographic BrP in a patient with pectus excavatum deformity in the absence of true BrS using currently defined BrP diagnostic criteria. A systematic review of ECG manifestations associated with pectus excavatum is also discussed.
Authors:
Sara F M Awad; Raimundo Barbosa-Barros; Lucia de Sousa Belem; Camila Pinto Cavalcante; Andrés Ricardo Pérez Riera; Javier Garcia-Niebla; Daniel D Anselm; Adrian Baranchuk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1542-474X     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol     Publication Date:  2013 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9607443     Medline TA:  Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  415-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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©2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Electrophysiology and Pacing, Queen's University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
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