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Hypothermia-induced Brugada-like electrocardiogram pattern.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18533179     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient in whom moderate hypothermia developed after prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation is described. Hypothermia was manifested by transient electrocardiogram changes, including long QT, precordial J waves, and downsloping ST-segment elevation ending in a negative T wave in leads V(1) and V(2) resembling the Brugada syndrome. The physiopathologic mechanisms of these electrocardiographic findings are discussed.
Julián Ortega-Carnicer; Juan Benezet; Patricia Calderón-Jiménez; Jaime Yanes-Martín
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-06-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of electrocardiology     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1532-8430     ISO Abbreviation:  J Electrocardiol     Publication Date:    2008 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-28     Completed Date:  2009-01-09     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0153605     Medline TA:  J Electrocardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  690-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Intensive Care Service, Hospital General de Ciudad Real, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Brugada Syndrome / diagnosis*,  etiology*
Hypothermia / complications*,  diagnosis*

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