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Commotio Cordis

Known as: Cardiac Concussions, Cardiac Concussion, Commotio Cordis [Disease/Finding] 
A sudden CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA (e.g., VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION) caused by a blunt, non-penetrating impact to the precordial region of chest wall… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Purpose of the statement ▸ To provide an evidence-based, best practises summary to assist physicians with the evaluation and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Sudden unexpected cardiac death that occurs in young people during sports participation is usually associated with previously… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Commotio cordis (CC), sudden death as a result of a blunt, often innocent‐appearing chest wall blow, is being reported with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVES In an animal model of commotio cordis, sudden death with chest-wall impact, we sought to systematically evaluate the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Although blunt, nonpenetrating chest blows causing sudden cardiac death (commotio cordis) are often associated with… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Moderate pre-cordial mechanical impact can cause sudden cardiac death, even in the absence of morphological damage to the heart… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVES In an experimental model of sudden death from chest wall impact (commotio cordis), we sought to define the chest wall… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The syndrome of sudden death due to low-energy trauma to the chest wall (commotio cordis) has been described in young… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Sudden death from cardiac arrest in a young person may occur during sports play after a blunt blow to the chest in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The clinical suspicion of myocarditis relies strongly on endomyocardial biopsy for confirmation, yet the sensitivity of the… Expand
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