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Sudden death

Known as: DEATH SUDDEN (NOS), Death, Sudden [Disease/Finding], Sudden Death, NOS 
The abrupt cessation of all vital bodily functions, manifested by the permanent loss of total cerebral, respiratory, and cardiovascular functions.
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT A nationwide systematic preparticipation athletic screening was introduced in Italy in 1982. The impact of such a program… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Experimental data suggest that long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish have antiarrhythmic properties… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
This review article summarizes important changes in our approach to the serious public health problem of sudden death from… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Empirical antiarrhythmic therapy has not reduced mortality among patients with coronary artery disease and… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To develop clinical, demographic, and pathological profiles of young competitive athletes who died suddenly. DESIGN… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
BACKGROUND Coronary thrombosis has been reported to occur most frequently in lipid-rich plaques with rupture of a thin fibrous… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Increased levels of certain hemostatic factors may play a part in the development of acute coronary syndromes and may… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
From 1979 to 1986, we conducted postmortem studies of 60 persons under 35 years of age who had died suddenly in the Veneto Region…