Intravenous anesthesia


Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2006 Mar. 10(1): 35-38
ⓒ Korean Society for Intravenous Anesthesia
Anesthesia in a Patient with Brugada Syndrome -A case report-
Young Mi Kim, M.D., Soo Kyung Lee, M.D., Han Seok Kim, M.D., Hye Won Cho, M.D., Ji Hyun Park, M.D., Hyun Choi, M.D., and Hyun Soo Moon, M.D.
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Anyang, Korea

Brugada syndrome is characterized by ST-segment elevation in right precordial leads (V1 to V3) unrelated to ischemia, electrolyte disturbances, or obvious structural heart disease and high risk of sudden cardiac death caused by ventricular fibrillation. We present the anesthetic management of a patient with Brugada syndrome.
Key words : Brugada syndrome, electrocardiography, sudden death.
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