Epidemiology and Etiologies of Sudden Cardiac Death

Keane K. Lee, Amin Al-Ahmad, Paul J. Wang, Robert J. Myerburg

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationVentricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death
PublisherBlackwell Futura
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405161145
StatePublished - Jan 23 2009


  • Age- and sex-adjusted incidence of SCD
  • Age- and sex-adjusted incidence of treated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients
  • Brugada syndrome - inherited disorder of sodium ion channels
  • Cardiac death - challenging problems facing modern medicine
  • Epidemiology and etiologies of sudden cardiac death
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) - genetic cardiac disorder
  • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)
  • Out-of-hospital and emergency-department deaths in USA
  • Sudden cardiac death (SCD)
  • Underlying cardiac diseases associated with SCD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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