There\'s no sure way to know ones risk of sudden cardiac arrest, so reducing the risk is the best strategy. Steps to take include regular checkups, screening for heart disease and living a heart-healthy lifestyle by:
• Not smoking and drinking alcohol in moderation
• Having a balanced diet
• Being physically active.
Dr. Josep Brugada is an expert in the field of cardiac sudden death prevention and treatment and of course the Brugada Syndrome. In this specialty he focuses on three main areas:
- Diagnostic tests for the identification of sudden death risk: Echocardiogram ECG, stress test with ECG monitoring, cardiac catheterization and genetic study