Published in Heart Disease Weekly, May 2nd, 2006
Study 1: Brugada-type electrocardiograms among middle-aged or elderly Japanese-American men are uncommon and are not associated with increased risk of either sudden death or total mortality.
According to recent research from the United States, "The Brugada syndrome is an inherited arrhythmogenic and nonstructural heart disease associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death from ventricular fibrillation. There are conflicting data about its prevalence and prognosis. Particularly, population-based studies are lacking in the United States and other...
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