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Disease Death, Sudden, Cardiac

Name Death, Sudden, Cardiac
Synonyms Arrest, Sudden Cardiac | Cardiac Arrests, Sudden | Cardiac Arrest, Sudden | Cardiac Death, Sudden | Cardiac Sudden Death | Death, Cardiac Sudden | Death, Sudden Cardiac | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | Sudden Cardiac Death | Sudden Death, Cardiac
Definition Unexpected rapid natural death due to cardiovascular collapse within one hour of initial symptoms. It is usually caused by the worsening of existing heart diseases. The sudden onset of symptoms, such as CHEST PAIN and CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, particularly VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA, can lead to the loss of consciousness and cardiac arrest followed by biological death. (from Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 7th ed., 2005)
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D016757

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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Arrest Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Death, Sudden, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Death Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Death, Sudden Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Death, Sudden, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Death, Sudden, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Karoshi Death
  SUDDEN CARDIAC FAILURE, ALCOHOL-INDUCED Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  SUDDEN CARDIAC FAILURE, INFANTILE Has associated chemicals Has associated genes