Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2013 Dec;24(4):275-9. doi: 10.1007/s00399-013-0292-4. Epub 2013 Oct 24.

Remote monitoring of a high-risk patient with Brugada syndrome: association of different arrhythmic manifestations.

Author information

  • 1Department of Electrophysiology, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, StrĂĽmpellstr. 39, 04289, Leipzig, Germany,


We report on the remote arrhythmia monitoring of a 34-year-old man with highly symptomatic Brugada syndrome, who initially presented with syncope, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, and spontaneous coved-type electrocardiogram. The patient received a dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) with Home Monitoring™ facilities and experienced recurrent ICD shocks for spontaneous ventricular fibrillation (VF) episodes during the first year after ICD implantation. Remote monitoring revealed an increased burden of premature ventricular complexes and atrial arrhythmias each time VF spontaneously occurred. Atrial and ventricular arrhythmias were effectively suppressed by low-dose quinidine without severe side effects.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Springer
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk