STAT ECG Diagnoses: Brugada ECG pattern vs. Brugada syndrome

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 22-year-old male presents to the ED after a brief syncopal episode. He is now asymptomatic; history and physical exam are non-diagnostic. The patient becomes unresponsive while getting the following ECG:

Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What is the rhythm and treatment?
  3. What is your differential diagnosis in cases of suspected cardiac syncope?