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Hyperkalemia-Induced Brugada Pattern with Electrical Alternans
Article first published online: 13 AUG 2012
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Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology
Volume 18, Issue 1, pages 95–98, January 2013
How to Cite
Liu, R. and Chang, Q. (2013), Hyperkalemia-Induced Brugada Pattern with Electrical Alternans. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology, 18: 95–98. doi: 10.1111/j.1542-474X.2012.00540.x
- Issue published online: 24 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 13 AUG 2012
- Brugada syndrome;
- electrical alternans;
- Intracerebral hemorrhage
The Brugada syndrome is a genetic disease (mutation of the SCN5A gene) that predisposes to syncope and life-threatening sudden cardiac death. The case highlights the importance of recognizing hyperkalemia, as potential triggers of the acquired Brugada sign with electrical alternans.