Brugada Syndrome

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

Abstract

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.
Published
2023-09-24
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: <https://www.babymhospital.org/BMH_MJ/index.php/BMHMJ/article/view/371>. Date accessed: 22 july 2024.
Section
Editorial