Sudden cardiac death and myocardial ischemia indicators: a comparative study of four immunohistochemical markers.

@article{Campobasso2008SuddenCD,
  title={Sudden cardiac death and myocardial ischemia indicators: a comparative study of four immunohistochemical markers.},
  author={Carlo Pietro Campobasso and Alessandro Dell'erba and Annalisa Addante and F. A. Curylofo Zotti and A. Fabio Marzullo and Massimo F Colonna},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          154-61
        }
}
The postmortem diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction represents a current challenge for forensic pathologists, particularly when death occurs within minutes to a few hours after the ischemic insult. Among the adult population the single most important cause of sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the well-known atherosclerotic coronary artery disease, commonly asymptomatic or unrecognized. The recognition of early myocardial damage using routine hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) staining is possible only… CONTINUE READING
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