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
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVES We sought to assess the risk of sudden death (SD) in both male and female athletes age 12 to 35 years. BACKGROUND… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Experimental data suggest that long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish have antiarrhythmic properties… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Ventricular arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death late after repair of tetralogy of Fallot are devastating complications… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Sudden death is known to be a possible consequence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Quantification of the risk of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Empirical antiarrhythmic therapy has not reduced mortality among patients with coronary artery disease and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Dietary fish intake has been associated with a reduced risk of fatal cardiac end points, but not with nonfatal end points… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To develop clinical, demographic, and pathological profiles of young competitive athletes who died suddenly. DESIGN… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to present data on eight patients with recurrent episodes of aborted sudden death… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
1980
Review
1980
Athletes represent the healthiest, most dynamic people in our society; however, they can still be affected by cardiovascular… (More)
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