Sudden death in ischemic heart disease
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Sudden death in ischemic heart disease an alternative view on the significance of morphologic findings by Giorgio Baroldi

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Published by Springer-Verlag, R.G. Landes in New York, Austin .
Written in English


  • Cardiac arrest.,
  • Coronary heart disease -- Complications.,
  • Myocardial Ischemia -- physiopathology -- case studies.,
  • Death, Sudden, Cardiac -- etiology.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-193) and index.

StatementGiorgio Baroldi, Malcolm D. Silver.
SeriesMedical intelligence unit, Medical intelligence unit (Unnumbered)
ContributionsSilver, Malcolm D.
LC ClassificationsRC685.C173 B37 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL784443M
ISBN 101570592675
LC Control Number95016590

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Sudden Death in Ischemic Heart Disease Elisabete Martins Additional information is available at the end of the chapter 1. Introduction Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is defined by the death from unexpected circulatory arrest, usu‐ ally due to a cardiac arrhythmia occurring within one hour of the onset of symptoms [1].File Size: KB. Sudden death in ischemic heart disease - Alfred E Buxton. International Journal of Cardiology J At this time, we find ourselves with an abundance of guidelines for management of patients with manifest ventricular tachyarrhythmias, or at risk for such arrhythmias, in patients with coronary heart disease. Unfortunately, the bulk of the guidelines have very little basis in the underlying pathophysiology responsible for sudden cardiac death (SCD) in patients with CHD. The explanation for this lies in the trial designs: the trials were not aimed at elucidating or exploiting the pathophysiology underlying the ventricular arrhythmias responsible for most sudden deaths in this by: 5.   Anderson TW, Le Riche WH, MacKay JS. Sudden death and ischemic heart disease. Correlation with hardness of local water supply. N Engl J Med. Apr 10; (15)– Kuller L, Lilienfeld A, Fisher R. Epidemiological study of sudden and unexpected deaths due to arteriosclerotic heart disease. Circulation. Dec; 34 (6)–Cited by:

Ventricular automaticity as a predictor of sudden death in ischaemic heart disease. November ; Europace 14(6) books describing them as a benign finding.   Most ischaemic heart disease is caused by atherosclerosis, usually, present even when the artery lumens appear normal by angiography. Initially, there is sudden severe narrowing or closure of either the large coronary arteries and/or of coronary artery end branches by debris showering downstream in the flowing blood/5(3). Concept. Sudden death (SD) is death that occurs unexpectedly within 1 h of the onset of symptoms or when death occurs unwitnessed within 24 h of the deceased being seen alive and in a normal state of health before discovery of the body. Some patients die instantly but most have some prodrome. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES--Major ischaemic heart disease events such as sudden cardiac death, other deaths attributed to ischaemic heart disease, and non-fatal myocardial infarction. RESULTS--During the follow up period of eight years, men had a major ischaemic heart disease event ( fatal and non-fatal).Cited by:

Abstract. Sudden death is, according to our present knowledge, most frequent in industrial countries of North America and Europe. The majority of victims have significant coronary heart disease(1, 2, 3, 4);however, acute myocardial infarction, or acute thrombosis, are found at autopsy in only a small percentage of the cases (3).Cited by: Ischemic Heart Disease. William Wijns MD. Cardiovascular Centre, Aalst, Belgium. Search for more papers by this author. Elliott M. Antman MD. Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. Search for more papers by this by: 1.   Sudden death is an extraordinary problem, as is so well outlined in this interesting, concise book. It is, in effect, the "tip of the iceberg" in coronary heart disease because it identifies, too late, the presence of sclerotic, narrowed coronary arteries and ischemic : James C. Broadbent.   Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is an important cause of mortality. In this article, we review the definition, impact and underlying aetiology of SCD. Ventricular tachyarrhythmia accounts for the majority of SCDs and can be caused by various underlying heart diseases, the most frequent being ischaemic : Vincent Floré, Rik Willems.