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Brugada-type Electrocardiographic Pattern Induced by Fever

Ozeke, Ozcan and Aras, Dursun and Geyik, Bilal and Deveci, Bulent and Selcuk, Timur (2005) Brugada-type Electrocardiographic Pattern Induced by Fever. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

ST-segment elevation in Brugada syndrome is caused by a shift in the ionic current balance and the creation of a voltage gradient between the epicardium and the endocardium. This ionic mechanism have been shown to be temperature dependent. We describe a 33-year-old man who presented with fever with the dynamic electrocardiographic changes similar to the Brugada syndrome. These electrocardiographic anomalies disappeared when the temperature returned to normal.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:Brugada syndrome; Fever
Subjects:JOURNALS > Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
ID Code:4224
Deposited By:Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology, Journal
Deposited On:16 Apr 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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