Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death

@article{Basso2007GuidelinesFA,
  title={Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death},
  author={Cristina Basso and Margaret Burke and Paul Forn{\'e}s and Patrick J. Gallagher and Rosa Henriques de Gouveia and Mary Noelle Sheppard and Gaetano Thiene and Allard C. van der Wal},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
  year={2007},
  volume={452},
  pages={11-18}
}
Although sudden cardiac death is one of the most important mode of death in Western Countries, pathologists and public health physicians have not given this problem the attention it deserves. New methods of preventing potentially fatal arrhythmias have been developed, and the accurate diagnosis of the causes of sudden cardiac death is now of particular importance. Pathologists are responsible for determining the precise cause of sudden death but there is considerable variation in the way in… CONTINUE READING

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