Gender difference in the risk factors for sudden cardiac death.

Abstract

Sudden cardiac death is most often caused by ventricular dysrhythmias. Although women have an incidence of sudden death lower than that of men, 34% of coronary deaths in women are sudden deaths. The atherogenic risk factors do not predict which women are at the highest risk of sudden cardiac death. Left ventricular hypertrophy is a strong risk factor for… (More)

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@article{Dahlberg1990GenderDI, title={Gender difference in the risk factors for sudden cardiac death.}, author={Seth T Dahlberg}, journal={Cardiology}, year={1990}, volume={77 Suppl 2}, pages={31-40} }