J Brugada

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Affiliation: University of Barcelona
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi Electrocardiogram interpretation and class I blocker challenge in Brugada syndrome
    Ramon Brugada
    Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada QC H1T 1C8
    J Electrocardiol 39:S115-8. 2006
  2. ncbi Optimizing the programation of cardiac resynchronization therapy devices in patients with heart failure and left bundle branch block
    Barbara Vidal
    Thorax Clinic Institute, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 100:1002-6. 2007
  3. ncbi Radiofrequency catheter ablation of an incessant supraventricular tachycardia in a premature neonate
    Josep Brugada
    Pediatric Arrythmia Unit, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:866-8. 2002
  4. ncbi Coronary artery revascularization in patients with sustained ventricular arrhythmias in the chronic phase of a myocardial infarction: effects on the electrophysiologic substrate and outcome
    J Brugada
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:529-33. 2001
  5. ncbi Pharmacological and device approach to therapy of inherited cardiac diseases associated with cardiac arrhythmias and sudden death
    J Brugada
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Electrocardiol 33:41-7. 2000
  6. ncbi Long-term follow-up of individuals with the electrocardiographic pattern of right bundle-branch block and ST-segment elevation in precordial leads V1 to V3
    Josep Brugada
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 105:73-8. 2002
  7. ncbi Arrhythmia recurrence in patients with a healed myocardial infarction who received an implantable defibrillator: analysis according to the clinical presentation
    L Mont
    Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:351-7. 1999
  8. ncbi Right bundle-branch block and ST-segment elevation in leads V1 through V3: a marker for sudden death in patients without demonstrable structural heart disease
    J Brugada
    Arrhythmia Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 97:457-60. 1998
  9. ncbi Low recurrence of syncope in patients with inducible sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias treated with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    E Garcia-Moran
    Arrhythmia Section, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Heart J 23:901-7. 2002
  10. doi Usefulness of transoesophageal echocardiography before circumferential pulmonary vein ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation: is it really mandatory?
    N Calvo
    Cardiology Department, Thorax Clinic Institute, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Catalonia, Spain
    Europace 13:486-91. 2011

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Publications74

  1. ncbi Electrocardiogram interpretation and class I blocker challenge in Brugada syndrome
    Ramon Brugada
    Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada QC H1T 1C8
    J Electrocardiol 39:S115-8. 2006
    ..Value of electrocardiographic parameters and ajmaline test in the diagnosis of Brugada syndrome caused by SCN5A mutations. Circulation 2004;110(19):3023]...
  2. ncbi Optimizing the programation of cardiac resynchronization therapy devices in patients with heart failure and left bundle branch block
    Barbara Vidal
    Thorax Clinic Institute, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 100:1002-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the echocardiographic optimization of cardiac resynchronization devices provided a slight incremental clinical benefit at midterm follow-up. Simple and rapid methods to routinely optimize the devices are warranted...
  3. ncbi Radiofrequency catheter ablation of an incessant supraventricular tachycardia in a premature neonate
    Josep Brugada
    Pediatric Arrythmia Unit, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:866-8. 2002
    ..At follow-up performed 60 days after the procedure, the infant remained free of any drug, in sinus rhythm, and in normal hemodynamic condition...
  4. ncbi Coronary artery revascularization in patients with sustained ventricular arrhythmias in the chronic phase of a myocardial infarction: effects on the electrophysiologic substrate and outcome
    J Brugada
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:529-33. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the influence of coronary artery revascularization in patients with ventricular arrhythmias...
  5. ncbi Pharmacological and device approach to therapy of inherited cardiac diseases associated with cardiac arrhythmias and sudden death
    J Brugada
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Electrocardiol 33:41-7. 2000
    ..Thus different mutations in the same gene lead to different functional consequences. Again, identification and study of the right mutation may lead to a more rational treatment directed to correct the malfunction of the channel...
  6. ncbi Long-term follow-up of individuals with the electrocardiographic pattern of right bundle-branch block and ST-segment elevation in precordial leads V1 to V3
    Josep Brugada
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 105:73-8. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi Arrhythmia recurrence in patients with a healed myocardial infarction who received an implantable defibrillator: analysis according to the clinical presentation
    L Mont
    Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:351-7. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the type of arrhythmia recurrence, based on stored electrograms, in patients with a healed myocardial infarction (MI) who received an implantable defibrillator...
  8. ncbi Right bundle-branch block and ST-segment elevation in leads V1 through V3: a marker for sudden death in patients without demonstrable structural heart disease
    J Brugada
    Arrhythmia Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 97:457-60. 1998
    ..Information on long-term outcome has become available due to pooled data on a large cohort of patients with this syndrome who are followed at 33 centers worldwide...
  9. ncbi Low recurrence of syncope in patients with inducible sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias treated with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    E Garcia-Moran
    Arrhythmia Section, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Heart J 23:901-7. 2002
    ..To determine the effectiveness of the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in preventing recurrence of syncope in patients with structural heart disease, previously unexplained syncope and inducible ventricular arrhythmias...
  10. doi Usefulness of transoesophageal echocardiography before circumferential pulmonary vein ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation: is it really mandatory?
    N Calvo
    Cardiology Department, Thorax Clinic Institute, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Catalonia, Spain
    Europace 13:486-91. 2011
    ..It is not clear whether all patients undergoing CPVA should receive pre-procedural TEE. We wanted to assess the incidence of LA thrombus in these patients and to identify factors associated with its presence...
  11. ncbi Enhanced detection criteria in implantable defibrillators
    J Brugada
    Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 9:261-8. 1998
    ..We prospectively analyzed the use of these criteria in patients with an implantable defibrillator with electrogram storing capability...
  12. ncbi Quantification of left ventricular asynchrony throughout the whole cardiac cycle with a computed algorithm: application for optimizing resynchronization therapy
    E Silva
    Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:1130-6. 2009
    ..Our aim was to validate a new asynchrony index that evaluates the motion of the LV walls throughout the whole cardiac cycle...
  13. ncbi [Analysis of local electrograms and characteristics of the ablation procedure in left-sided accessory pathways that required five or more pulses of radiofrequency]
    L Mont
    Unidad de Arritmias, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona
    Rev Esp Cardiol 52:570-6. 1999
    ..However these characteristics have not been specifically analyzed...
  14. ncbi [Guidelines of the Spanish Society of Cardiology on requirements and equipment in electrophysiology]
    J Brugada
    , Hospital Clinic, Villarroel, 170. 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 54:887-91. 2001
    ..In these guidelines, the minimum technical and human needs of an Arrhythmia Unit are discussed...
  15. ncbi Long-lasting sport practice and lone atrial fibrillation
    L Mont
    Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Eur Heart J 23:477-82. 2002
    ..To analyse whether the proportion of patients with lone atrial fibrillation engaged in chronic sport practice was higher than that observed in the general population...
  16. ncbi Clinical evaluation of defibrillation efficacy with a new single-capacitor biphasic waveform in patients undergoing implantation of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    J Brugada
    Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Europace 3:278-84. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether a biphasic waveform delivered from a single 336 microF capacitor had the same defibrillation efficacy as a standard biphasic waveform...
  17. ncbi Brugada syndrome: 1992-2002: a historical perspective
    Charles Antzelevitch
    Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, 2150 Bleecker Street, Utica, NY 13501, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1665-71. 2003
    ..The purpose of this brief review is to chronicle the historical highlights that have brought us to our present understanding of Brugada syndrome...
  18. ncbi Nonsurgical transthoracic epicardial radiofrequency ablation: an alternative in incessant ventricular tachycardia
    Josep Brugada
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villaroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:2036-43. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the feasibility, efficacy, and safety of epicardial radiofrequency (RF) ablation in patients with incessant ventricular tachycardia (VT)...
  19. ncbi Should patients with an asymptomatic Brugada electrocardiogram undergo pharmacological and electrophysiological testing?
    Pedro Brugada
    Cardiovascular Research and Teaching Institute, Aalst, Belgium
    Circulation 112:279-92; discussion 279-92. 2005
  20. ncbi Determinants of sudden cardiac death in individuals with the electrocardiographic pattern of Brugada syndrome and no previous cardiac arrest
    Josep Brugada
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 108:3092-6. 2003
    ..We analyzed a large cohort of patients with Brugada syndrome without previous cardiac arrest to understand the determinants of prognosis...
  21. ncbi Sudden death associated with short-QT syndrome linked to mutations in HERG
    Ramon Brugada
    Molecular Genetics Program, Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, 2150 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501, USA
    Circulation 109:30-5. 2004
    ..The present study describes the genetic basis for a new clinical entity characterized by sudden death and short-QT intervals in the ECG...
  22. ncbi Brugada syndrome: 12 years of progression
    Kui Hong
    Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Utica, NY 13501, USA
    Acta Med Okayama 58:255-61. 2004
    ..However, with the further collection of data, the longer follow-up and the continued interest from the basic science world we will have the necessary tools to the successful unraveling of the disease...
  23. ncbi Phenotypic characterization of a large European family with Brugada syndrome displaying a sudden unexpected death syndrome mutation in SCN5A:
    Kui Hong
    Molecular Genetics Program, Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Utica, New York 13501, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:64-9. 2004
    ..This ECG pattern often is concealed but can be unmasked using potent sodium channel blockers. Like congenital long QT syndrome type 3 (LQT3) and sudden unexpected death syndrome, Brugada syndrome has been linked to mutations in SCN5A...
  24. pmc Brugada syndrome: from cell to bedside
    Charles Antzelevitch
    Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Utica, NY 13501, USA
    Curr Probl Cardiol 30:9-54. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi Radiofrequency catheter ablation for arrhythmic storm in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Rose M F L Silva
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Catalonia, Spain
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:971-5. 2004
    ..Arrhythmic storm requiring VT ablation was uncommon among patients with an ICD and occurred late after ICD implantation. The arrhythmic episode was successfully controlled in the majority of patients with endocardial or epicardial RFA...
  26. ncbi Fever unmasking the Brugada syndrome
    Jose Manuel Porres
    Arrhythmia Unit, Intensive Care Dept, Edificio Aranzazu, Hospital Donostia, Dr Beguiristain s n, 20014 San Sebastian, Spain
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1646-8. 2002
    ..The administration of procainamide reproduced the electrocardiographic changes. An electrophysiological study using two extrastimuli induced ventricular tachycardia. An automatic defibrillator was implanted...
  27. ncbi [The syndrome of right bundle branch block, ST segment elevation in V1-V3 and sudden cardiac death]
    Josep Brugada
    Sección de Arritmias Instituto de Enfermedades Cardiovasculares Hospital Clínic Universidad de Barcelona Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 118:150-6. 2002
  28. ncbi The Brugada syndrome
    Pedro Brugada
    Cardiovascular Research and Teaching Institute Aalst, Belgium
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:45-8. 2002
  29. ncbi Natural history of Brugada syndrome: the prognostic value of programmed electrical stimulation of the heart
    Pedro Brugada
    The Cardiovascular Research and Teaching Institute Aalst, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:455-7. 2003
    ..However, studies from independent investigators questioned our results. We report here the largest population with Brugada syndrome ever studied by programmed electrical stimulation of the heart...
  30. pmc Potential proarrhythmic effects of biventricular pacing
    Jeffrey M Fish
    Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Utica, New York 13501 1787, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2340-7. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi The syndrome of right bundle branch block, ST segment elevation in V1 to V3 and sudden death
    Josep Brugada
    Arrhythmia Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 16:25-7. 2002
  32. ncbi Low exposure radiation with conventional guided radiofrequency catheter ablation in pregnant women
    Antonio Berruezo
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiology Department, Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1299-302. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi Recurrent syncope: an unusual presentation of Brugada syndrome
    Begona Benito
    Arrhythmia Unit of Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 3:573-7; quiz following 577. 2006
    ..The patient was initially diagnosed with carotid sinus hypersensitivity and received a dual-chamber, rate-modulated pacemaker. Several months later, he presented at hospital again having had two more syncopal episodes...
  34. ncbi Familial pseudo-Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
    Eduardo Back Sternick
    Biocor Instituto, Nova Lima, Brazil
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:724-32. 2006
    ..Clinico-pathologic and experimental data suggest the hypothesis of a glycogen storage disease...
  35. ncbi Pseudo-atrial fibrillation, rare manifestation of multiple anterograde atrioventricular nodal pathways
    Sergio Richter
    Heart Rhythm Management Institute, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 100:154-6. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi Selective segmental ostial ablation and circumferential pulmonary veins ablation. Results of an individualized strategy to cure refractory atrial fibrillation
    David Tamborero
    Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villaroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Catalonia, Spain
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 19:19-27. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of a strategy based on selecting the ablation method according to patient clinical features in drug-refractory paroxysmal or persistent AF...
  37. ncbi Anodal capture in cardiac resynchronization therapy implications for device programming
    David Tamborero
    Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, and Institut de Investigació, Biomèdica August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Catalonia, Spain
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:940-5. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze the prevalence of AC and its implications for device programming...
  38. ncbi HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for personnel, policy, procedures and follow-up. A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of
    Hugh Calkins
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA
    Europace 9:335-79. 2007
  39. ncbi Electrocardiographic optimization of interventricular delay in cardiac resynchronization therapy: a simple method to optimize the device
    Barbara Vidal
    Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Catalonia, Spain
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:1252-7. 2007
    ..This study aimed to correlate the optimal interventricular pacing (V-V) interval obtained by echo with the optimal V-V interval obtained by a simpler method based on the surface ECG...
  40. doi Comparison of benefits and mortality in cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation versus patients in sinus rhythm (Results of the Spanish Atrial Fibrillation and Resynchronization [SPARE] Study)
    Jose Maria Tolosana
    Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 102:444-9. 2008
    ..However, AF was an independent risk factor for mortality from heart failure after CRT implantation...
  41. doi Brugada syndrome
    Begona Benito
    Cardiovascular Genetics Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 51:1-22. 2008
    ..Each one of these points is discussed in this review, which intends to provide updated information supplied by recent clinical and basic studies...
  42. doi Cooled-tip vs. 8 mm-tip catheter for circumferential pulmonary vein ablation: comparison of efficacy, safety, and lesion extension
    Maria Matiello
    Arrhythmia Section, Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, Institut de Investigació Biomédica IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Europace 10:955-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy, safety, and lesion extension created by 8 mm-tip vs. cooled-tip catheter with different energy settings for circumferential pulmonary vein ablation (CPVA)...
  43. ncbi Betablockers: is the reduction of sudden death related to pure electrophysiologic effects?
    Antonio Berruezo
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 22:163-4. 2008
  44. doi Induced Brugada-type electrocardiogram, a sign for imminent malignant arrhythmias
    M Juhani Junttila
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Circulation 117:1890-3. 2008
  45. doi Fate of left atrial function as determined by real-time three-dimensional echocardiography study after radiofrequency catheter ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Victoria Delgado
    Cardiology Department, Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 101:1285-90. 2008
    ....
  46. doi Magnetic resonance imaging in individuals with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices
    Ariel Roguin
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Bat Galim, PO Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Europace 10:336-46. 2008
    ..This may have major clinical implications on current imaging practice. A strategy for the performance of MR imaging in these individuals is proposed...
  47. ncbi Differences in 12-lead electrocardiogram between symptomatic and asymptomatic Brugada syndrome patients
    M Juhani Junttila
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Oulu, Finland
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:380-3. 2008
    ..It is not well established which BrS patients are at risk of severe arrhythmias. Our aim was to study whether standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) would give useful information for this purpose...
  48. ncbi Characterization of focal right atrial appendage tachycardia
    Xavier Freixa
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiology Department, Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Catalonia, Spain
    Europace 10:105-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze its clinical, electrocardiographic (ECG), and electrophysiologic (EP) characteristics and the results of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in RAAT...
  49. ncbi Predictors of arrhythmia recurrence in patients with lone atrial fibrillation
    Germán Arriagada
    Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Catalonia, Spain
    Europace 10:9-14. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to asses the probability of relapse and the predictors of recurrence in patients with idiopathic AF...
  50. ncbi HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert Consensus Statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for personnel, policy, procedures and follow-up. A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on catheter and surgical ablation of
    Hugh Calkins
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:816-61. 2007
  51. ncbi Epicardial ablation of syncopal ventricular tachycardia. Utility of the electrocardiogram
    Antonio Berruezo
    Arrhythmia Section, Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel, 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Europace 8:338-40. 2006
    ..The ECG during tachycardia suggested an epicardial origin. The arrhythmia was successfully treated using a non-surgical transthoracic epicardial approach...
  52. ncbi Incidence of pulmonary vein stenosis in patients submitted to atrial fibrillation ablation: a comparison of the Selective Segmental Ostial Ablation vs the Circumferential Pulmonary Veins Ablation
    David Tamborero
    Cardiovascular Institute, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 14:21-5. 2005
    ..In this study the real incidence of PV stenosis in patients (pts) submitted to both SSOA and CPVA was compared...
  53. ncbi Value of the implantable loop recorder for the management of patients with unexplained syncope
    Lucas Boersma
    Cardiology Department, St Antonius Hospital, Heart Lung Center Utrecht, PO 2500, 3430 EM Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Europace 6:70-6. 2004
    ..Recurrent syncope often remains unexplained despite extensive multidisciplinary screening. The implantable loop recorder (ILR) may be a tool to define the cardiac arrhythmias underlying syncope...
  54. ncbi Reversibility of cardiac abnormalities in adolescents with anorexia nervosa after weight recovery
    Lluis Mont
    Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:808-13. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the cardiac involvement in anorexia nervosa and to study the reversibility of cardiac abnormalities...
  55. ncbi Accessory pathway localization by QRS polarity in children with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
    Lucas Boersma
    Arrhythmia Unit, Cardiovascular Institute Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:1222-6. 2002
    ..Location of the accessory pathway (AP) in Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome can be determined accurately by the QRS polarity on resting ECG. These ECG characteristics may be different in children, and no algorithm has yet been tested...
  56. ncbi Proposed diagnostic criteria for the Brugada syndrome: consensus report
    Arthur A M Wilde
    Experimental and Molecular Cardiology Group, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, and the Interuniversity Cardiology Institute, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:2514-9. 2002
  57. ncbi Novel mutations in domain I of SCN5A cause Brugada syndrome
    Matteo Vatta
    Department of Pediatrics Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 75:317-24. 2002
    ..These three new SCN5A mutations in Brugada syndrome patients are all located within domain I of SCN5A, a region not previously considered important in the development of ventricular arrhythmias...
  58. ncbi Prolonged repolarization in long QT3 syndrome: unusual electrocardiographic findings
    Tomas Raviña
    Int J Cardiol 82:71-3. 2002
  59. ncbi ECG phenomenon of idiopathic and paradoxical short QT intervals
    Ihor Gussak
    Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 0800, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:49-53. 2002
  60. ncbi [Genetics and arrhythmias]
    Ramon Brugada
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Rev Esp Cardiol 55:432-7. 2002
    ..The diseases are presently being deciphered at the most basic level, and the information obtained opens new possibilities not only for better therapeutic and diagnostic measures but also for prevention of the disease...
  61. ncbi Inappropriate tachycardia detection by a biventricular implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Emilio Garcia-Moran
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:123-4. 2002
    ..This situation prompted asymptomatic antitachycardia pacing. Lengthening of AV conduction by betablocker solved the problem...
  62. ncbi [Radiofrequency ablation of late ventricular tachycardia in patients with corrected Tetralogy of Fallot]
    Ulises Rojel
    Sección de Arritmias, Instituto de Enfermedades Cardiovasculares, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Universidad de Barcelona
    Arch Cardiol Mex 73:275-9. 2003
    ....
  63. ncbi Electrocardiographic recognition of the epicardial origin of ventricular tachycardias
    Antonio Berruezo
    Arrhythmia Section, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 109:1842-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to define the ECG characteristics that may identify an epicardial origin of VTs...
  64. pmc Value of electrocardiographic parameters and ajmaline test in the diagnosis of Brugada syndrome caused by SCN5A mutations
    Kui Hong
    Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, 2150 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501, USA
    Circulation 110:3023-7. 2004
    ..Sodium channel blockers are effective in unmasking carriers of the disease. However, the value of the test remains controversial...
  65. ncbi De novo KCNQ1 mutation responsible for atrial fibrillation and short QT syndrome in utero
    Kui Hong
    Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Utica, NY, USA
    Cardiovasc Res 68:433-40. 2005
    ..We describe a genetic basis for atrial fibrillation and short QT syndrome in utero. Heterologous expression of the mutant channel was used to define the physiological consequences of the mutation...
  66. ncbi Dronedarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation: a dose-ranging study
    Paul Touboul
    Division of Cardiology, Hopital Cardiologique, Lyon, France
    Eur Heart J 24:1481-7. 2003
    ..This study was designed to determine the most appropriate dose of dronedarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation (AF) after cardioversion...
  67. ncbi Diphenhydramine overdose and Brugada sign
    Beatriz López-Barbeito
    Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department and Arrhythmia Section, Institut Clinic de Malalties Cardiovasculars, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Spain
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:730-2. 2005
    ..A negative flecainide test confirmed that the transient ECG abnormalities were the consequence of the drug overdose and ruled out the Brugada syndrome...
  68. ncbi Predictors of lack of response to resynchronization therapy
    Ernesto Diaz-Infante
    Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 95:1436-40. 2005
    ..023), severe mitral regurgitation (OR 3.5, 95% CI 1.3 to 9; p = 0.014), and left ventricular end-diastolic diameter > or =75 mm (OR 3.1, 95% CI 1.1 to 8; p = 0.026). Patients with these 3 predictors had a probability response of 27%...
  69. ncbi Brugada syndrome: report of the second consensus conference
    Charles Antzelevitch
    Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Utica, NY 13501, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:429-40. 2005
    ....
  70. ncbi [Current concepts on sudden death]
    Enrique Asensio
    Clinica de Arritmias y Marcapasos, Departamento de Cardiologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Vasco de Quiroga 15, Col Seccion XVI, Tlalpan, México 14000 D F
    Gac Med Mex 141:89-98. 2005
    ..We also discuss other treatment options. In Mexico it is deemed necessary to do an important effort for the early detection, prevention and treatment of sudden death in order to limit the consequences of this problem...
  71. ncbi Cryptic 5' splice site activation in SCN5A associated with Brugada syndrome
    Kui Hong
    Molecular Genetics, Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, 2150 Bleecker Street, Utica, NY 13501, USA
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 38:555-60. 2005
    ..The deletion of fragments of segments 2 and 3 of Domain IV leads to complete loss of function, consistent with the biophysical data found in several mutations causing BS...
  72. ncbi Brugada syndrome: report of the second consensus conference: endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society and the European Heart Rhythm Association
    Charles Antzelevitch
    Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, 2150 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501, USA
    Circulation 111:659-70. 2005
    ....
  73. ncbi T wave oversensing by a cardioverter defibrillator implanted in a patient with the Brugada syndrome
    Jose Manuel Porres
    Arrhythmia Unit, Intensive Care Department, Hospital Donostia, San Sebastian, Spain
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1563-5. 2004
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  74. ncbi Genetic and biophysical basis of sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome (SUNDS), a disease allelic to Brugada syndrome
    Matteo Vatta
    Department of Pediatrics Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 11:337-45. 2002
    ..Based upon these observations we suggest that SUNDS and Brugada syndrome are phenotypically, genetically and functionally the same disorder...