Muerte súbita isqueémica: Análisis crítico de los marcadores de riesgo

Translated title of the contribution: Ischemic sudden cardiac death: Critical analysis of risk markers

Gustavo Lopera, Heikki V. Huikuri, Timo H. Makikallio, Agustín Castellanos, Robert J. Myerburg

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Abstract

Coronary artery disease is responsible for approximately 75-80% of sudden cardiac deaths in most industrialized countries. Risk factors can be divided in those which suggest structural heart disease and those reflecting abnormal physiological markers. Therapeutic strategies for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death require careful scrutiny. The systematic use of risk markers to identify and stratify high risk groups may be of help to establish primary prevention measures in daily practice. Different methods to stratify risk factors using ejection fraction, ventricular arrhythmias, heart rate variability, barofeflex sensitivity, and dispesrion of repolarization are discussed in this article.

Translated title of the contributionIschemic sudden cardiac death: Critical analysis of risk markers
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)568-578
Number of pages11
JournalRevista Espanola de Cardiologia
Volume53
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

Keywords

  • Ischemia
  • Risk factors
  • Sudden cardiac death

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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