Risk stratification and treatment of brugada syndrome.

  title={Risk stratification and treatment of brugada syndrome.},
  author={Elena Arbelo and Josep Brugada},
  journal={Current cardiology reports},
  volume={16 7},
The Brugada syndrome (BS) is a hereditary disease characterized by typical electrocardiographic alterations (elevation of the ST segment in right precordial leads) that affects young individuals without structural heart disease, predisposing them to ventricular arrhythmias and sudden death (SD). Several genetic mutations of different subunits of the sodium, calcium and potassium channel have been involved. The majority of patients with BS remain asymptomatic; however, the most frequent symptoms… CONTINUE READING