Precursors of sudden coronary death. Factors related to the incidence of sudden death.

@article{Kannel1975PrecursorsOS,
  title={Precursors of sudden coronary death. Factors related to the incidence of sudden death.},
  author={William Bernard Kannel and J T Doyle and Patricia Mannix Mcnamara and P Quickenton and Tavia Gordon},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1975},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={606-13}
}
Precursors of sudden death were sought in men--1838 civil servants in Albany, New York, and 2282 residents of Framingham, Massachusetts--under continuous surveillance for 16 years. In men 45-74 years old there were 234 deaths attributed to coronary heart disease (CHD) of which 109 occurred within one hour of onset of symptoms. More than half of all deaths… CONTINUE READING