ISSN : 2146-3123
E-ISSN : 2146-3131

Not All Brugada Electrocardiogram Patterns are Brugada Syndrome or Brugada Phenocopy
Grace Xu1, Byron H. Gottschalk2, Umut Kocabaş3, Adrian Baranchuk1
1Department of Medicine, Queen’s University School of Medicine, Kingston, Canada
2Department of Cardiac Sugery, Western University School of Medicine, Ontario, Canada
3Clinic of Cardiology, Soma State Hospital, Manisa, Turkey
DOI : 10.4274/balkanmedj.2017.0621
Pages : 593-593

We thank Dr. Arı and Ekici for using the term Brugada phenocopies in their literature; however, we would like to emphasise that Brugada electrocardiogram patterns induced by sodium channel blockers should not be classified as Brugada phenocopies.

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