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Dr. Miguel Salazar
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Brugada Syndrome (Overview)

Channelopathy with decrease expression of I nascn5a and increased expression of I k to causing abnormality on Ecg in leads v1-3 with increased risk for sudden cardiac death


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What is the definitive test for brugada syndrome?

What is the definitive test for brugada syndrome?

ECG: Ecg is the primary test for diagnosising brugada syndrome however the the diagnosis can be further confirmed with genetic testing. ...Read more

Dr. Miguel Salazar
38 doctors shared insights

Brugada Syndrome (Overview)

Channelopathy with decrease expression of I nascn5a and increased expression of I k to causing abnormality on Ecg in leads v1-3 with increased risk for sudden cardiac death


Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Do you see many patients with brugada syndrome get approved for disability?

Do you see many patients with brugada syndrome get approved for disability?

Disabling Dysrythmia: Brugada syndrome is usually not disabling by itself. Although the fainting can keep one from their occupation, having the implantable defibrillator can really make a difference in the ability to sustain meaningful employment. It is may be grouped with some other disabling diagnosis that would allow some impairment rating. Check with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Are there any risks for asymptomatic patients with brugada syndrome?

Are there any risks for asymptomatic patients with brugada syndrome?

Brugada Syndrome: Absolutely! the person could die suddenly from an abnormal heart rhythm. I strongly recoomend that you read about this at:http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/brugada-syndrome/ds01142; and if you have ever fainted unexpectedly, had a really funny heart sensation, or have had anyone in your family die from an unexpected "heart attack" see your doctor and get checked out right away. ...Read more

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Which medications can cause Brugada Syndrome?

Go here..: Brugadadrugs.org. The list of drugs that may or may not exacerbate is extensive. There are tables on this website divided in categories from likely to cause symptoms to "controversial". ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: brugada syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: brugada syndrome?

Brugada : Channelopathy with decrease expression of I nascn5a and increased expression of I k to causing abnormality on Ecg in leads v1-3 with increased risk for sudden cardiac death ...Read more

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Can Brugada syndrome cause monomorphic VT or only Polymorphic?

Can Brugada syndrome cause monomorphic VT or only Polymorphic?

Usually: polymorphic VT that leads to ventricular fibrillation. It can also cause atrial fibrillation that is usually not fatal but has side effects. You can see changes on an EKG and be genetically screened. All the best. ...Read more

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Do you see many patients with brugada syndrome get approved for disability?

Disabling Dysrythmia: Brugada syndrome is usually not disabling by itself. Although the fainting can keep one from their occupation, having the implantable defibrillator can really make a difference in the ability to sustain meaningful employment. It is may be grouped with some other disabling diagnosis that would allow some impairment rating. Check with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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What is the definitive test for brugada syndrome?

ECG: Ecg is the primary test for diagnosising brugada syndrome however the the diagnosis can be further confirmed with genetic testing. ...Read more

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Are there any risks for asymptomatic patients with brugada syndrome?

Brugada Syndrome: Absolutely! the person could die suddenly from an abnormal heart rhythm. I strongly recoomend that you read about this at:http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/brugada-syndrome/ds01142; and if you have ever fainted unexpectedly, had a really funny heart sensation, or have had anyone in your family die from an unexpected "heart attack" see your doctor and get checked out right away. ...Read more

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