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The term sudden cardiac death refers to natural death from cardiac causes, heralded by abrupt loss of consciousness within one hour of the onset of acute symptoms.
High-risk patients may benefit from early ICD implantation after primary coronary intervention

High-risk patients may benefit from early ICD implantation after primary coronary intervention

ICD use associated with reduced mortality in patients with heart failure

ICD use associated with reduced mortality in patients with heart failure

Novel dual approach can be a promising way to enhance cardiac repair

Novel dual approach can be a promising way to enhance cardiac repair

Three signs of real progress against sickle cell disease

Three signs of real progress against sickle cell disease

Study reveals how genetic message to produce healthy heart tissue is altered during stress, aging

Study reveals how genetic message to produce healthy heart tissue is altered during stress, aging

Genetic variation in heart valve cells of developing fetus creates mitral valve prolapse

Genetic variation in heart valve cells of developing fetus creates mitral valve prolapse

Researchers examine effects of prediabetes on cardiac risk of patients with CAD

Researchers examine effects of prediabetes on cardiac risk of patients with CAD

Using blood thinners in heart failure patients associated with reduced risk of thromboembolic events

Using blood thinners in heart failure patients associated with reduced risk of thromboembolic events

EuroCMR 2019 to present novel studies on clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance

EuroCMR 2019 to present novel studies on clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance

Potential drug targets cause of adult-onset muscular dystrophy

Potential drug targets cause of adult-onset muscular dystrophy

New computer program predicts risk of life-threatening arrhythmias

New computer program predicts risk of life-threatening arrhythmias

New study examines smarter automatic defibrillator

New study examines smarter automatic defibrillator

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Preventative cardioverter defibrillator implantation is of little benefit to kidney dialysis patients

Preventative cardioverter defibrillator implantation is of little benefit to kidney dialysis patients

Athletes with sleep disordered breathing may be at risk of heart abnormalities, suggests study

Athletes with sleep disordered breathing may be at risk of heart abnormalities, suggests study

How many push-ups can you do? Men who are able to do ten push-ups are less likely to have a stroke

How many push-ups can you do? Men who are able to do ten push-ups are less likely to have a stroke

Research finds reasons for sudden cardiac death in patients with stable ischemic disease

Research finds reasons for sudden cardiac death in patients with stable ischemic disease

Higher risk of cardiac death in African Americans linked to income and educational disparities

Higher risk of cardiac death in African Americans linked to income and educational disparities

RNA-binding protein needed for development of pathological hypertrophy

RNA-binding protein needed for development of pathological hypertrophy

SPECT imaging combined with cardiac MRI could help improve ventricular tachycardia ablation

SPECT imaging combined with cardiac MRI could help improve ventricular tachycardia ablation