TITLE

Brugada syndrome coinciding with fever and pandemic (H1N1) influenza

AUTHOR(S)
Baranchuk, Adrian; Simpson, Christopher S.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 5, p582
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 49 year old-man who was examined for recurrent syncopal episodes which started during the pandemic 2009 H1N1 virus. The subsequent electrophysiology shows no induced ventricular arrhythmias while a procainamide challenge test reveals the dynamic induction of type-I Brugada syndrome. The patient was given an implantable cardioverter defibrillator due to the findings and his family history of recurrent syncope and unexplained death of his brother.
ACCESSION #
60155569

 

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