Why do ALTE infants not die in SIDS?

AIM To compare known risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) amongst infants with apparent life threatening events (ALTE) with their matched controls, and ALTE infants who subsequently died of SIDS with infants surviving an ALTE. METHODS Questionnaires with replies were obtained from 58 ALTE infants and 56 sex and age matched ALTE control… CONTINUE READING