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Aborted sudden cardiac death in adolescent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21546801     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sudden cardiac death is rare in children and adolescents but accounts for 19% to 30% of sudden deaths until 21 years of age. Fatal ventricular arrhythmias are usual common pathways in such tragic events, and underlying etiologies include cardiac ion channelopathies in majority of cases. We present a case of aborted sudden cardiac death in field, resuscitated successfully, and a clinical event in the pediatric emergency department that led to the diagnosis of the underlying rare condition.
Authors:
Jayendra Sharma; Elliot Friedman; Saquiba Khan; Joseph Pelczar
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric emergency care     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1535-1815     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507560     Medline TA:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  403-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Divisions of *Pediatric Cardiology and †Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Jamaica, NY.
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