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… (More)
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Review
2013
Review
2013
UNLABELLED PURPOSE OF THE STATEMENT: ▸ To provide an evidence-based, best practises summary to assist physicians with the… (More)
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2013
2013
BACKGROUND Commotio cordis events due to precordial blows triggering ventricular fibrillation are a cause of sudden death (SD… (More)
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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… (More)
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2006
2006
INTRODUCTION Nonpenetrating chest wall impact (commotio cordis) may lead to sudden cardiac death due to the acute initiation of… (More)
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2004
2004
Blunt chest trauma in pediatric patients can result in various injuries to the myocardium. Cardiac concussion (commotio cordis… (More)
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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… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVES In an experimental model of sudden death from chest wall impact (commotio cordis), we sought to define the chest wall… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Although thought to be rare, sudden deaths caused by nonpenetrating chest wall impact in the absence of structural injury to the… (More)
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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… (More)
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1998
1998
Death due to low-energy chest wall trauma, commotio cordis, may occur in young athletes. Death is sudden and usually refractory… (More)
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