Sudden cardiac death in Chagas' heart disease in the contemporary era.

@article{Bestetti2008SuddenCD,
  title={Sudden cardiac death in Chagas' heart disease in the contemporary era.},
  author={Reinaldo Bulgarelli Bestetti and Augusto Cardinalli-Neto},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={131 1},
  pages={9-17}
}
This article reviews epidemiology, clinical-morphological aspects, and primary and secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death in patients with chronic Chagas' heart disease in the current era. Chagas' disease patients with life-threatening ventricular tachyarrhythmias are at risk of sudden cardiac death. No evidence-based support is available for guiding prophylaxis of sudden cardiac death in patients with this condition. Therefore, measurements for sudden cardiac death prevention in Chagas… CONTINUE READING
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