Patients with epilepsy who die suddenly have cardiac disease.

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BACKGROUND Approximately 1 in 1000 patients with epilepsy dies suddenly and unexpectedly with no obvious medical cause. The purpose of this study was to determine if the hearts of such individuals harbor occult cardiac pathology. DESIGN Following a comprehensive protocol, we performed careful pathologic evaluations of the hearts of 7 patients with… (More)

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@article{Natelson1998PatientsWE, title={Patients with epilepsy who die suddenly have cardiac disease.}, author={B. H. Natelson and R V Suarez and Christopher F. Terrence and R Turizo}, journal={Archives of neurology}, year={1998}, volume={55 6}, pages={857-60} }