Brugada syndrome coinciding with fever and pandemic (H1N1) influenza

Baranchuk, Adrian; Simpson, Christopher S.
March 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 5, p582
Academic Journal
Case Study
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.


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