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Brugada syndrome: From diagnosis to treatment.
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PMID:  18651501     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Brugada syndrome is electrocardiographically characterised by ST segment elevation in right precordial leads and the occurrence of episodes of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. It is also associated with a high risk of sudden death, which may be the first manifestation of the disease. Various mutations of SCN5A gene encoding for the cardiac sodium channel are among the proven causes of BS. ICD remains the only treatment for BS of proven efficacy. However, many questions about etiology, underlying mechanisms, safety of asymptomatic patients and treatment options for BS remain unanswered. (Cardiol J 2007; 14: 429-435).
Aneta Kucharczyk-Foltyn; Maria Sniezek-Maciejewska; Maciej Dymek; Jerzy Sadowski; Marianna Janion
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology journal     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1897-5593     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol J     Publication Date:  2007  
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Created Date:  2008-07-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101392712     Medline TA:  Cardiol J     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  429-35     Citation Subset:  -    
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