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Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2013 Jan;18(1):95-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1542-474X.2012.00540.x. Epub 2012 Aug 13.

Hyperkalemia-induced Brugada pattern with electrical alternans.

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  • 1Cardiovascular Institute, First Affiliated Hospital of Liaoning Medical College, Jinzhou, Liaoning Province, China.


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.

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