Preoperative, perioperative and CCU care in primary electrical disorders of the heart
Kumar Nair MK, Jahangir A, Chakraborty P. Preoperative, Perioperative and CCU Care in Primary Electrical Disorders of the Heart. In: Sikdar S. ed. Handbook of Cardiac Critical Care and Anaesthesia. 1st ed.; CRC Press; 2023.
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 Details
In: Sikdar S. ed. Handbook of Cardiac Critical Care and Anaesthesia. 1st ed.; CRC Press; 2023.