Malignant bileaflet mitral valve prolapse syndrome in patients with otherwise idiopathic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

@article{Sriram2013MalignantBM,
  title={Malignant bileaflet mitral valve prolapse syndrome in patients with otherwise idiopathic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.},
  author={Chenni S. Sriram and Faisal F. Syed and Matthew Eric Ferguson and Jonathan N Johnson and Maurice E. Enriquez-Sarano and Frank Cetta and Bryan C Cannon and Samuel J. Asirvatham and Michael J. Ackerman},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={
          222-230
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of mitral valve prolapse (MVP) and its association with ventricular arrhythmias in a cohort with "unexplained" out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. BACKGROUND Ventricular arrhythmias are an important cause of sudden unexpected death in the young. The role of MVP in sudden unexpected death remains controversial. METHODS Of 1,200 patients evaluated between July 2000 and December 2009 in the Mayo Clinic's Long QT Syndrome/Genetic… CONTINUE READING
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