sudden death syndrome

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sudden death syndrome

[′səd·ən ′deth ‚sin‚drōm]
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The patient was diagnosed with Brugada Syndrome triggered by viral pharyngitis based on the characteristic Brugada type 1 pattern on ECG along with the history of unexplained syncope.
Patients with Brugada Syndrome develop ventricular tachycardia, a condition where the heart beats too quickly to maintain normal blood flow.
Bangungot is known by many complicated medical names: acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis, sudden arrhythmic death syndrome or sudden adult death syndrome (SADS), bed death, sudden unexplained death syndrome (SUDS), Brugada Syndrome, and sudden unexpected nocturnal death syndrome (SUNDS).
Lewis Little, 25, died from the rare heart condition Brugada syndrome despite being deemed low risk by doctors.
7] However, some causes cannot be detected by autopsy such as arrhythmia, ventricular tachycardia, Brugada syndrome, long QT syndrome, channelopathies, seizure disorder, thyroid storm, hypokalaemia and the like [8].
Using experimental models of Brugada syndrome generated with the I[sub]to agonists (NS5806), Wenxin Granule, particularly in combination with quinidine, was shown to suppress the electrocardiographic and arrhythmic manifestations of Brugada syndrome, with the inhibition rate of 60% and 100% by 5 and 10 g/L Wenxin Granule, respectively, suggesting a therapeutic effect of Wenxin Granule on Brugada syndrome.
The Brugada syndrome is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder with incomplete penetrance or polygenic inheritance affecting the sodium channels.
Brugada syndrome is an inherited cardiac arrhythmia characterized by distinct type ST segment elevation on electrocardiogram examination and is associated with an increased risk of SCD in young adults.
3,9-10,12] It has been suggested that some of the latter cases may be explained by cardiac channelopathies such as long QT syndrome, Brugada syndrome and catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.
Brugada syndrome might be much like an electrical storm.
Just before we went to press, Kody passed away from complications stemming from an undiagnosed, genetic disease known as Brugada Syndrome.
This can also provide a substrate for arrhythmia in a similar fashion that happens in Brugada syndrome [37-39].