Pieter G Postema

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Accurate electrocardiographic assessment of the QT interval: teach the tangent
    Pieter G Postema
    Cardiology Department, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 5:1015-8. 2008
  2. pmc Drugs and Brugada syndrome patients: review of the literature, recommendations, and an up-to-date website (www.brugadadrugs.org)
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 6:1335-41. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Familial Brugada syndrome uncovered by hyperkalaemic diabetic ketoacidosis
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 13:1509-10. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal aortitis: an insidious diagnosis
    P G Postema
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 69:31-4. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Mechanism of right precordial ST-segment elevation in structural heart disease: excitation failure by current-to-load mismatch
    Mark G Hoogendijk
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 7:238-48. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint [Premature sudden death--consider serious familial heart rhythm disturbances]
    Pieter G Postema
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, afd Cardiologie, Hartfaal Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A3391. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Sodium channelopathies: do we really understand what's going on?
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:590-3. 2011
  8. pmc The pathophysiological mechanism underlying Brugada syndrome: depolarization versus repolarization
    Arthur A M Wilde
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 49:543-53. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Fever-induced life-threatening arrhythmias in children harboring an SCN5A mutation
    Priya Chockalingam
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Failure Research Centre, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 127:e239-44. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Safe drug use in long QT syndrome and Brugada syndrome: comparison of website statistics
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 15:1042-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Accurate electrocardiographic assessment of the QT interval: teach the tangent
    Pieter G Postema
    Cardiology Department, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 5:1015-8. 2008
    ..Conversely, almost 40% of patients referred to specialized centers with a presumed diagnosis of LQTS have a normal QT...
  2. pmc Drugs and Brugada syndrome patients: review of the literature, recommendations, and an up-to-date website (www.brugadadrugs.org)
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 6:1335-41. 2009
    ..Importantly, many drugs have been reported to induce the characteristic Brugada syndrome-linked ECG abnormalities and/or (fatal) ventricular tachyarrhythmias...
  3. doi request reprint Familial Brugada syndrome uncovered by hyperkalaemic diabetic ketoacidosis
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 13:1509-10. 2011
    ..Diabetic ketoacidosis with hyperkalaemia may uncover an inheritable arrhythmia syndrome that may put the patient and his/her next of kin at risk for a sudden death, irrespective of diabetes mellitus...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal aortitis: an insidious diagnosis
    P G Postema
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 69:31-4. 2011
    ..Although emergency surgery was performed when aortic rupture occurred, the patient did not survive. Infectious arteritis of large vessels is a diagnosis often made late and associated with high mortality...
  5. doi request reprint Mechanism of right precordial ST-segment elevation in structural heart disease: excitation failure by current-to-load mismatch
    Mark G Hoogendijk
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 7:238-48. 2010
    ..The Brugada sign has been associated with mutations in SCN5A and with right ventricular structural abnormalities. Their role in the Brugada sign and the associated ventricular arrhythmias is unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Premature sudden death--consider serious familial heart rhythm disturbances]
    Pieter G Postema
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, afd Cardiologie, Hartfaal Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A3391. 2011
    ..Timely recognition of persons affected allows appropriate treatment and may implicate an implantable cardioverter defibrillator...
  7. doi request reprint Sodium channelopathies: do we really understand what's going on?
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:590-3. 2011
    ..One son who carried the ΔKPQ mutation but not the I1660V mutation did not show the expected Long-QT phenotype but, unexpectedly, showed a conduction disease/Brugada phenotype...
  8. pmc The pathophysiological mechanism underlying Brugada syndrome: depolarization versus repolarization
    Arthur A M Wilde
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 49:543-53. 2010
    ..depolarization hypothesis...
  9. doi request reprint Fever-induced life-threatening arrhythmias in children harboring an SCN5A mutation
    Priya Chockalingam
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Failure Research Centre, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 127:e239-44. 2011
    ..Management consisted of prompt antipyretic measures, hospitalization with vigorous monitoring during immunization and febrile episodes, and prevention of tachycardia-induced conduction disturbance with β-blockers...
  10. doi request reprint Safe drug use in long QT syndrome and Brugada syndrome: comparison of website statistics
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Europace 15:1042-9. 2013
    ..We sought to obtain insights into the efficacy of two websites, www.QTdrugs.org and www.BrugadaDrugs.org, that have the intention to prevent fatal arrhythmias due to unsafe drug use in Long QT syndrome and Brugada syndrome...
  11. pmc Ageing and Brugada syndrome: considerations and recommendations
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Geriatr Cardiol 10:75-81. 2013
    ..Such common conditions may also disrupt cardiac electrophysiology, thereby conferring added risk for Brugada syndrome patients. We present some considerations and recommendations that may serve as guidance to address these complexities...
  12. doi request reprint Local depolarization abnormalities are the dominant pathophysiologic mechanism for type 1 electrocardiogram in brugada syndrome a study of electrocardiograms, vectorcardiograms, and body surface potential maps during ajmaline provocation
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:789-97. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Slow and discontinuous conduction conspire in Brugada syndrome: a right ventricular mapping and stimulation study
    Pieter G Postema
    Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 1:379-86. 2008
    ..The pathophysiological basis of the arrhythmias and type-1 BrS-ECG is unresolved. We studied the electrophysiological characteristics of the RV endocardium in BrS...
  14. pmc Haplotype-sharing analysis implicates chromosome 7q36 harboring DPP6 in familial idiopathic ventricular fibrillation
    Marielle Alders
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Hum Genet 84:468-76. 2009
    ..Penetrance of IVF was high; 50% of risk-haplotype carriers experienced (aborted) sudden cardiac death before the age of 58 years. We propose DPP6 as a gene for IVF and increased DPP6 expression as the likely pathogenetic mechanism...
  15. doi request reprint Do patients with long QT syndrome remain at risk for sudden cardiac death after 40 years of age?
    Pieter G Postema
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology at the Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:602-3. 2008
    ..65-9.92). Clearly, patients with LQTS remain at increased risk of lethal events after 40 years of age, indicating that continuous, age-independent awareness for QT prolongation is essential...