CO-05: The first risk score for sudden death prediction in primary prevention patients.

BACKGROUND Sudden death defined as a death within 1h from the onset of symptom, is a common cardiovascular accident, even more frequent than fatal myocardial infarction. Up to now, DUKE is the only sudden death risk predictor and it was designed specifically for patients of high coronary risk. We constructed here the first sudden death risk score for… CONTINUE READING