The Brugada Syndrome: Diagnosis and Treatment

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This text covering the diagnostic criteria for the Brugada syndrome and dealing with risk stratification and approaches to therapy


Contributors.Preface.Dedication.1 Brugada Syndrome: Overview.2 History of the Brugada Syndrome.3 Biophysical Analysis of Mutant Sodium Channels in Brugada Syndrome.4 Molecular Genetics of the Brugada Syndrome.5 Cellular Mechanisms Underlying the Brugada Syndrome.6 Brugada Syndrome: Diagnostic Criteria.7 Value of 12 Lead ECG and Derived Methodologies in the Diagnosis of Brugada Disease.8 Brugada Syndrome: Relationship to Other Arrhythmogenic Syndromes.9 ST Segment Elevation and Sudden Death in the Athlete.10 Brugada Syndrome Genetics. Genetic Screening- Role in Diagnosis.11 Genotype-Phenotype Relationship in Brugada Syndrome.12 Gender Differences in Brugada Syndrome.13 Predisposing Factors.14 Acquired Forms of Brugada Syndrome.15 Brugada Syndrome and supraventricular tacharrhythmias.16 Prognosis in Individuals with the Brugada Syndrome.17 Treatment of the Brugada Syndrome with the Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator.18 Pharmacologic Approach to Therapy of the Brugada Syndrome: Quinidine as an Alterative to ICD Therapy?.19 Potential for Ablation Therapy in Patients with the Brugada Syndrome.Index


Charles Antzelevitch, PhD, is Executive Director/Director of Research; Gordon K. Moe Scholar; Professor of Pharmacology at the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory; Utica, New York. Pedro Brugada, MD, PhD, is Professor of Cardiology at the Cardiovascular Center OLV Hospital in Aalst, Belgium.

EAN: 9781405127783
ISBN: 1405127783
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 248 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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