Arrhythmogenic marker for the sudden unexplained death syndrome in Thai men.

@article{Nademanee1997ArrhythmogenicMF,
  title={Arrhythmogenic marker for the sudden unexplained death syndrome in Thai men.},
  author={Koonlawee Nademanee and Gumpanart Veerakul and Sumalee Nimmannit and V Chaowakul and Kiertijai Bhuripanyo and Khanchit Likittanasombat and K Tunsanga and Surachai Kuasirikul and Prida Malasit and S Tansupasawadikul and Pyatat Tatsanavivat},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1997},
  volume={96 8},
  pages={2595-600}
}
BACKGROUND Between 1981 and 1988, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a very high incidence of sudden death among young male Southeast Asians who died unexpectedly during sleep. The pattern of death has long been prevalent in Southeast Asia. We carried out a study to identify the clinical markers for patients at high risk of developing sudden unexplained death syndrome (SUDS) and long-term outcomes. METHODS AND RESULTS We studied 27 Thai men (mean age, 39.7+/-11 years… CONTINUE READING