Brugada syndrome

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Brugada syndrome

A family of autosomal dominant conditions which manifest themselves in young individuals—especially from southeast Asia—with no known heart problems or defects, who suffer sudden cardiac death or aborted sudden cardiac death.
 
EKG
Right bundle branch block; persistent ST-segment elevation in V1 to V3, unexplained by electrolyte disturbances; ischaemia; structural heart disease.
 
Management
Implantable defibrillator.

Brugada syndromes
Type—MIM Number—Defective gene    
Brugada-1—601144—SCN5A      
Brugada-2—611778—GPD1L-611778
Brugada-3—114205—CACNA1C-
Brugada-4—600003—CACNB2
Brugada-5—604433—KCNE3
Brugada-6—600235—SCN1B

Brugada syndrome

Cardiology A condition in which people with no known heart problems or defects suffer sudden cardiac death or aborted sudden cardiac death EKG Right bundle branch block, persistent ST-segment elevation in V1 to V3 unexplained by electrolyte disturbances, ischemia, structural heart disease Treatment Implantable defibrillator. See Long Q-T syndrome.

Brugada syndrome

(broo-gŏd′ă)
A rare hereditary syndrome, occasionally autosomal dominant, marked by right bundle branch block, S-T segment elevation in the right precordial leads of the ECG, and a high risk of sudden death from ventricular arrhythmias.
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