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The Brugada Syndrome

This site describes most of the available information on a syndrome that causes sudden unexpected cardiac death in apparently healthy individuals. The sudden death is caused by severe disturbances of the rhythm of the heart.

This disease is known as Brugada syndrome and is hereditary.

The information on this site is only meant for individuals seeking more information on the disease and participating in the collection of data. You should consult your treating physician for any problem related or possibly related to this disease. You should not make any own conclusions or decide upon your or other people's treatment based on the data presented on this site. Any inquiries you may have related to medical problems, should be handled via your treating physician.

The Disease

  • Basic Introduction
  • Definition
  • History
  • Etiology and Genetics
  • Incidence
  • Pathologic Findings
  • Clinical Manifestations
  • Diagnosis
  • Origin of the Electrocardiogram and Ventricular Arrhythmias
  • Cellular Mechanisms
  • Relation with Early Repolarisation
  • Relation with Other Syndromes
  • Effects of Changes in Heart Rate and Exercise
  • Electrophysiologic and Hemodynamic Findings
  • Prognosis and Treatment
  • Conclusions
  • Protocols of Study

  • Protocol of study of Brugada syndrome.
  • Genetic testing.
  • Making decisions.