Brugada Syndrome: Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis and Treatment

Hubert Shaw (Editor)

Series: Congenital Disorders – Laboratory and Clinical Research
BISAC: MED010000

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Brugada syndrome (BrS) is a sudden cardiac death disease characterized by right bundle-branch block with ST segment elevation in the lead V1 and V2 in the absence of any structural diseases. This syndrome is highly associated with sudden cardiac death, especially in young adults. It is associated with a history of SCD in up to four first-degree family members.

The authors of this book examine Brugada Syndrome (BS), and its possible link to arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy. Furthermore, Type 1 ECG is considered a diagnostic sign for the Brugada Syndrome and its clinical significance is explored in this book. Lastly, the book presents the readers with a case report of a patient with Brugada syndrome characterized by an abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG).

(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Preface
pp. vii-x

Chapter 1
Brugada Syndrome: An Unexpected Young Sudden Cardiac Death
(Jyh-Ming Jimmy Juang, and Jiunn-Lee Lin, Cardiovascular Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan)
pp. 1-18

Chapter 2
Is Brugada Syndrome a Variant of Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy?
(S. Peters, St.Elisabeth Hospital Salzgitter, Germany)
pp. 19-24

Chapter 3
ECG Interpretation in Patients with Brugada Syndrome- Risk Stratification in Asymptomatic Patients
(Mitsuhiro Nishizaki, Masayasu Hiraoka, Department of Cardiology, Yokohama Minami Kyosai Hospital, Yokohama, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan)
pp. 25-51

Chapter 4
Genetic Heterogeneity of Brugada Syndrome
(Marcos Aurélio Lima Barros, Augusto César Cardoso dos Santos, Hygor Ferreira Fernandes, Ingrid Cristina Rego Barros, Adriel Rego Barbosa, Cassandra, Mirtes Andrade Rego Barros, France Keiko Nascimento Yoshioka and Giovanny Rebouças Pinto, Marcor Clinic, Maximum Body Care and Recovery, Parnaíba, Piauí, Brazil, and others)
pp. 53-74

Chapter 5
Brugada Syndrome – Case Report
(Vesna Bisenic, Sasa Hinic, Mirjana Krotin, Branislav Milovanovic, Jelena Saric, Aleksandra Djokovic, Marija Zdravkovic, Goran Milasinovic, Clinical center “Bežanijska kosa”, Belgrade, Serbia, and others)
pp. 75-87

Index
pp. 89-95

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