Electrical storms in Brugada syndrome: review of pharmacologic and ablative therapeutic options

Maury, P.; Hocini, M. and Haïssaguerre, M. (2005) Electrical storms in Brugada syndrome: review of pharmacologic and ablative therapeutic options. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal, 5 (1). ISSN 0972-6292

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Abstract

Electrical storm occurring in a patient with the Brugada syndrome is an exceptional but malignant and potentially lethal event. Efficient therapeutic solutions should be known and urgently applied because of the inability of usual antiarrhythmic means in preventing multiple recurrences of ventricular arrhythmias. Isoproterenol should be immediately infused while oral quinidine should be further administrated when isoproterenol is not effective. In case of failure of these therapeutic options, ablation of the triggering ventricular ectopies should be attempted

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Electrical storm; Brugada syndrome; Quinidine; Ablation, Ventricular fibrillation
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular > Heart Function Tests > Heart Catheterization > Catheter Ablation
Therapeutics > Cautery > Electrocoagulation > Catheter Ablation
Organic Chemicals > Amines > Catecholamines
Organic Chemicals > Alcohols > Amino Alcohols
Organic Chemicals > Amines > Amino Alcohols
-Journal Repositories > Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
Cardiovascular Diseases > Heart Diseases > Arrhythmia
Therapeutics > Catheterization > Heart Catheterization > Catheter Ablation
ID Code:141
Deposited By:Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
Deposited On:03 July 2005

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