Clinical characteristics, management, and prognosis of elderly patients with Brugada syndrome

Giulio Conte, Carlo De Asmundis, Juan Sieira, Moises Levinstein, Gian Battista Chierchia, Giacomo Di Giovanni, Giannis Baltogiannis, Giuseppe Ciconte, Yukio Saitoh, Ruben Casado-Arroyo, Gudrun Pappaert, Pedro Brugada

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Abstract

Brugada Syndrome in the Elderly Background The clinical course and prognosis of Brugada syndrome (BS) in the elderly is unknown. The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical characteristics, management, and prognosis of BS in an elderly population. Methods and Results A total of 437 patients with BS were included in this study. Patients were categorized in 2 groups according to the age at the time of diagnosis:

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)514-519
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Volume25
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • ajmaline
  • Brugada syndrome
  • elderly
  • sudden death

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology (medical)
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Medicine(all)

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