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sudden cardiac death

Tuesday 1 July 2003

Etiology

- long-QT cardiac arrhythmia
- hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
- arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC)
- myocarditis
- sudden death ’sine materia’

Subtypes

- sudden death in young athletes

References

- Rubart M, Zipes DP. Mechanisms of sudden cardiac death. J Clin Invest. 2005 Sep;115(9):2305-15. PMID: #16138184#

- Maron BJ. Sudden death in young athletes. N Engl J Med. 2003 Sep 11;349(11):1064-75. PMID: #12968091#

- Huikuri HV, Castellanos A, Myerburg RJ. Sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmias. N Engl J Med. 2001 Nov 15;345(20):1473-82. PMID: #11794197#