Circumstances of death and gross and microscopic observations in a series of 200 cases of sudden death associated with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and/or dysplasia.

@article{Tabib2003CircumstancesOD,
  title={Circumstances of death and gross and microscopic observations in a series of 200 cases of sudden death associated with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and/or dysplasia.},
  author={Alain Tabib and Robert Loire and Lara Chalabreysse and David Meyronnet and Alain Miras and Daniel Malicier and Françoise Thivolet and Philippe Chevalier and Patrice Bouvagnet},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2003},
  volume={108 24},
  pages={3000-5}
}
BACKGROUND Sudden death is a possible consequence of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia (ARVC/D). Prevalence of ARVC/D in unexpected sudden cardiac death (USCD), however, remains imprecise, as do circumstances of death and ARVC/D-associated gross and microscopic findings, especially His bundle anomalies. METHODS AND RESULTS We reviewed 14 000 forensic autopsies required by judicial authorities from January 1980 to January 1999 in a 2 000 000-resident area. Age, gender… CONTINUE READING
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