Demographic, clinical and pathological features of sudden deaths due to myocarditis: Results from a state-wide population-based autopsy study.

  • Liliang Li, Yang Zhang, +5 authors Ling Li
  • Published 2017 in Forensic science international

Abstract

Causes of sudden cardiac deaths have been widely reported with limited data focused specifically on myocarditis. A retrospective review of cases from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME), State of Maryland yielded a total of 103 sudden unexpected deaths (SUDs) due to myocarditis (0.17% of all SUDs and 0.70% of autopsied SUDs) from 2005 through… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.12.037

Cite this paper

@article{Li2017DemographicCA, title={Demographic, clinical and pathological features of sudden deaths due to myocarditis: Results from a state-wide population-based autopsy study.}, author={Liliang Li and Yang Zhang and Allen P. Burke and Aimin Xue and Zi-qin Zhao and David Fowler and Yiwen Shen and Ling Li}, journal={Forensic science international}, year={2017}, volume={272}, pages={81-86} }