This ECG abnormality be associated with one of the following to make the diagnosis:
Pharmacological treatment does not protect against recurrent events and implantation of an cardiac defibrillators is the only proven effective treatment in preventing sudden death in patients with the Brugada syndrome.
- Knowledge of Brugada ECG pattern is paramount for Emergency Physicians.
- Patients with suspected Brugada Syndrome require an early cardiology or electrophysiology opinion.
- Definite treatment is implantation of a defibrillator to prevent death from sudden ventricular arrhythmia.
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