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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1996) 87 (6): 481–487.
Published Online: 19 November 2008
... echocardiography. Eighteen of 74 (24%) patients died during the study period, 8 (10%) suddenly and 10 (14%) from pump failure. Sudden death comprised 44% of total deaths. In the univariate model, cardiomegaly in the chest X-ray, left ventricular systolic and diastolic dimension, left ventricular ejection fraction...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1995) 86 (6): 473–476.
Published Online: 19 November 2008
... ventricular impairment Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia Sudden death Cardiac Catheterization Cardiology 1995;86:473-476 Stefan Peters Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pulmology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany Left Ventricular Impairment in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1994) 84 (4-5): 261–267.
Published Online: 18 November 2008
...’ cardiomyopathy Trypanosomiasis, South America Sudden death Heart disease General Cardiology Cardiology 1994;84:261-267 Reinaldo B. Bestetti Creusa M.R. Dalbo Olavo C. Freitas Luis A. C. Teno Oswaldo T. Castilho J. Samuel M. Oliveira Heart Institute, Santa Casa Hospital, and Departments of Pathology...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1990) 77 (Suppl. 2): 31–40.
Published Online: 12 November 2008
...Seth T. Dahlberg Sudden cardiac death is most often caused by ventricular dysrhythmias. Although women have an incidence of sudden death lower than that of men, 34% of coronary deaths in women are sudden deaths. The atherogenic risk factors do not predict which women are at the highest risk...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1990) 77 (3): 221–229.
Published Online: 12 November 2008
...Michael Eldar Sudden cardiac death is a major cause of death in the western world. Since a 1-year recurrence rate of 30% is expeced in survivors of sudden death, treatment is mandatory. If an apparent cause (e.g. proarrhythmia or acute ischemia) exists, treatment is generally directed at its...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1991) 78 (4): 329–333.
Published Online: 12 November 2008
.... Cardiac function Elderly subjects Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Prognosis Sudden death Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology 1991;78:329-333 © 1991 S.Kargcr AG. Basel 0008-6312/91/0784-0329S2.75/0 Natural History of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the Elderly Francesco Pelliccia, Cinzia Cianfrocca...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1987) 74 (Suppl. 2): 2–9.
Published Online: 11 November 2008
...Robert J. Myerburg In the United States, more than 300,000 sudden cardiac deaths (SCD) occur each year, the most common underlying etiology of which is coronary heart disease (CHD). With increasing age, the proportion of cardiovascular causes among all natural sudden deaths increases...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1987) 74 (Suppl. 2): 57–66.
Published Online: 11 November 2008
... in predicting a high risk of SCD and can be classified as benign, potentially lethal, or lethal. This system is based on the likelihood that the rhythm type predicts the occurrence of sudden death. Antiarrhythmic agents are employed to eliminate ventricular arrhythmias and their sequelae, particularly...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1987) 74 (Suppl. 2): 24–31.
Published Online: 11 November 2008
... of the trials of antiarrhythmics reported to date have not demonstrated an effect on patient survival or risk of sudden death. Three possible explanations exist. First, these agents do not improve prognosis, which is contrary to massive evidence from animal, clinical, and epidemiologic studies. Second, drug...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1984) 71 (2-3): 69–99.
Published Online: 11 November 2008
... from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Arrhythmia Ambulatory electrocardiography Ventricular premature complexes Sudden death Myocardial infarction Coronary artery disease Cardiology 71: 69-99 (1984) ©1984S. KargerAG, Basel 0008...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1980) 65 (4): 226–247.
Published Online: 31 October 2008
... to in the content or advertisements. Myocardial ischemia Regional adrenergic activity Cyclic AMP levels Reentry mechanisms Enhanced automaticity Arrhythmias Ventricular fibrillation Sudden death Review Cardiology 63: 226 247 (1980) Myocardial Metabolic Changes Related to Ventricular Fibrillation1...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1978) 63 (5): 287–304.
Published Online: 31 October 2008
...I. Vuori; M. Mäkäräinen; A. Jääskeläinen The circumstances surrounding 2,606 sudden deaths were studied by reviewing the death certificates and autopsy reports to establish correlations with the type and intensity of physical activity preceding death. 73% of the deaths were caused by acute...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1976) 61 (1): 75–87.
Published Online: 29 October 2008
... innervation. Arrhythmia analysis in 47 transplant patients revealed an increased incidence of ventricular arrhythmias in autonomic cardiac denervation. In addition, sudden death in the ischemic denervated heart does occur, weakening the concept of a primary role of the cardiac ANS in this phenomenon. 29...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (2006) 105 (4): 196–206.
Published Online: 11 May 2006
... causes of SCD include ischaemic heart disease, anomalous coronary arteries, and the primary myocardial diseases: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, and ar rhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC). In 4% of sudden deaths in the 16–64 age group, post-mortem examination fails...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (2001) 94 (2): 99–102.
Published Online: 12 January 2001
..., the patient was a 37-year-old Caucasian female without known health-related problems and no family history for sudden death. She presented to a referral hospital for evaluation after two syncopal episodes not related to either exercise or emotional stress. Her ECG (fig.  2 ) was considered normal except...
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Journal: Cardiology
Cardiology (1999) 91 (3): 145–149.
Published Online: 24 September 1999
...(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Coronary ectasia Coronary aneurysms Sudden death Ischemic heart disease Coronary ectasia is a rare coronary...
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