Treatment of Electrical Storm with Amiodarone in Brugada Syndrome- an Unexpected Protective EffectNovak J1,2 and Lambiase PD1*
- *Corresponding Author:
- Pier D. Lambiase, PhD FRCP
Reader and Consultant Cardiologist
The Heart Hospital
University College Hospital & Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences
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Received date: July 09, 2013; Accepted date:September 10, 2013; Published date: September 18, 2013
Citation: Novak J, Lambiase PD (2013) Treatment of Electrical Storm with Amiodarone in Brugada Syndrome- an Unexpected Protective Effect. J Genet Syndr Gene Ther 4:176. doi:10.4172/2157-7412.1000176
Copyright: © 2013 Novak J, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
We are reporting on a 53 year old man with proven Brugada syndrome and ICD implantation for resuscitation in context of polymorphic VT. After recurrent arrhythmia he was treated with Amiodarone. This showed to have a protective effect despite various reports suggesting avoiding Amiodarone in Brugada syndrome.