Sudden Cardiac Death

ACC/AHA/HRS Release Updated Guidelines for Ventricular Arrhythmia Management

ACC/AHA/HRS Release Updated Guidelines for Ventricular Arrhythmia Management

The ACC, AHA and HRS have released updated guidelines for the management of adults who have ventricular arrhythmias.

Sudden Death Most Common Cause of CV Death in Diabetes and Atherosclerotic CVD

Sudden Death Most Common Cause of CV Death in Diabetes and Atherosclerotic CVD

Sudden death is the most common category of cardiovascular mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic CVD.

Exercise-Related Sudden Cardiac Death Predicted by Fragmented QRS Complex

Exercise-Related Sudden Cardiac Death Predicted by Fragmented QRS Complex

Fragmented QRS complex may predict risk of exercise-related sudden cardiac death.

Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators Safe, Effective for Pediatric Patients

Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators Safe, Effective for Pediatric Patients

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All arrhythmic episodes were successfully converted, and no deaths were reported.

Sudden Cardiac Death/Ventricular Arrhythmia Risk in Atrial Fibrillation

Sudden Cardiac Death/Ventricular Arrhythmia Risk in Atrial Fibrillation

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The annual risk of sudden cardiac death/ventricular arrhythmias was higher in patients with atrial fibrillation vs patients without atrial fibrillation.

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