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Brugada syndrome

Other Names for this Disease
  • Right bundle branch block, ST segment elevation, and sudden death syndrome
  • Sudden unexpected nocturnal death syndrome
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  • My 32 year old son was just diagnosed with Brugada syndrome. The cardiologist who implanted his ICD will do genetic testing I think. Is it possible to determine from my son's test whether there is a paternal or maternal link? Or does each of the parents need to be tested? My father died in his forties from cardiac arrest and his youngest sister died at age 22 from cardiac arrest. Click here for answer

  • What is the prognosis for individuals diagnosed with Brugada syndrome? Click here for answer