Incidence and clinical significance of brugada syndrome masked by complete right bundle-branch block

Tadashi Wada, Satoshi Nagase, Hiroshi Morita, Koji Nakagawa, Nobuhiro Nishii, Kazufumi Nakamura, Kunihisa Kohno, Hiroshi Itoh, Kengo F. Kusano, Tohru Ohe

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Abstract

Background: Brugada syndrome (BrS)-type electrocardiogram (ECG) is concealed by complete right bundle-branch block (CRBBB) in some cases of BrS. Clinical significance of BrS masked by CRBBB is not well known. Methods and Results:We reviewed an ECG database of 326 BrS patients who had type 1 ECG with or without pilsicainide. “BrS masked by CRBBB” was defined on ECG as

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2568-2575
Number of pages8
JournalCirculation Journal
Volume79
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 25 2015

Keywords

  • Brugada syndrome
  • Complete right bundle-branch block
  • Extrastimulus
  • Ventricular fibrillation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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