Brugada Syndrome

  • Johnson Francis Department of Cardiology, Baby Memorial Hospital. (Former Professor of Cardiology, Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode)


Initial description of Brugada syndrome in 1992 was that of syncopal episodes and/or sudden death in persons with structurally normal heart and a characteristic ECG pattern of right bundle branch block with ST segment elevation in leads V1 to V3 . Sometimes individuals with a diagnostic ECG may be totally asymptomatic and may be having a family history of sudden death. Genetic nature of the disorder and mutation in sodium channel gene SCN5A was described in 1998.
How to Cite
FRANCIS, Johnson. Brugada Syndrome. BMH Medical Journal - ISSN 2348–392X, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 4, p. 84-86, sep. 2023. ISSN 2348-392X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 22 july 2024.