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Workup of the cardiac arrest survivor: for the symposium on sudden cardiac death for progress in cardiovascular diseases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19026854     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sudden cardiac death is a significant cause of mortality. Survivors of sudden cardiac death pose a significant diagnostic and management challenge for the clinician. Investigation strategies are directed at elucidating a cause or mechanism of sudden cardiac death and ultimately preventing recurrence. Detailed herein is a comprehensive approach to the assessment of a sudden cardiac death survivor.
Authors:
Rajesh Subbiah; Lorne J Gula; George J Klein; Allan C Skanes; James White; Raymond Yee; Andrew D Krahn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Progress in cardiovascular diseases     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1873-1740     ISO Abbreviation:  Prog Cardiovasc Dis     Publication Date:    2008 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-25     Completed Date:  2008-12-24     Revised Date:  2013-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376442     Medline TA:  Prog Cardiovasc Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  195-203     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Algorithms
Cardiovascular Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis*,  therapy
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Disease / complications,  diagnosis
Death, Sudden, Cardiac / etiology*,  prevention & control*
Electrocardiography
Exercise Test
Heart Function Tests
Humans
Long QT Syndrome / etiology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Ontario
Recurrence
Risk Assessment / methods
Risk Factors
Survivors*

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