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Twins Discover It Takes Two to Solve a Medical Mystery and Save Them Both

After One Twin Brother Collapses, the Other Discovers They Share a Rare and Often-Fatal Heart Defect: 'God Saved Both of Our Lives'


Brugada Syndrome Awareness. I have Brugada Syndrome #brugadasyndrome #brugadasyndromeawarness


Brugada syndrome is a genetic disease with autosomal dominant inheritance. ECG tracings reveal an incomplete right bundle branch block with 1 of 3 patterns of ST elevations in the anterior precordial leads. Alcohol is a known trigger that can unmask or exacerbate ECG changes. Patients may develop ventricular tachyarrhythmias, leading to syncope, cardiac arrest, or sudden cardiac death. The syndrome is thought to be responsible for 20% of sudden deaths in patients with structurally normal…