Preoperative, perioperative and CCU care in primary electrical disorders of the heart


Primary electrical disorders of the heart predominantly consist of Brugada syndrome, long QT syndrome, short QT syndrome, catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, early repolarization syndrome and idiopathic ventricular fibrillation. The diagnostic approach and peri-operative and anaesthesia challenges are discussed. Isoprenaline infusion is a life-saving therapy in Brugada syndrome–related electrical storm.


Book Chapter

Book Chapter/Book Details

In: Sikdar S. ed. Handbook of Cardiac Critical Care and Anaesthesia. 1st ed.; CRC Press; 2023.