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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.
Heart complications uncommon for children and young adults after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Heart complications uncommon for children and young adults after SARS-CoV-2 infection

ECG can pinpoint hospitalized COVID-19 patients at high risk of mortality

ECG can pinpoint hospitalized COVID-19 patients at high risk of mortality

Overweight patients more likely to experience recurrent atrial fibrillation after ablation

Overweight patients more likely to experience recurrent atrial fibrillation after ablation

Consensus document offers recommendations on genetic testing for inherited cardiac diseases

Consensus document offers recommendations on genetic testing for inherited cardiac diseases

Extension study shows mavacamten’s efficacy and safety in treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Extension study shows mavacamten’s efficacy and safety in treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

First practical guide on the use of digital devices for heart rhythm and rate monitoring published

First practical guide on the use of digital devices for heart rhythm and rate monitoring published

Recommendations to prevent, manage interference in patients with implanted cardiac devices

Recommendations to prevent, manage interference in patients with implanted cardiac devices

Experimental drug for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy reduces the need for invasive procedures, trial shows

Experimental drug for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy reduces the need for invasive procedures, trial shows

Clinical algorithm distinguishes between untreatable and treatable form of sudden cardiac arrest

Clinical algorithm distinguishes between untreatable and treatable form of sudden cardiac arrest

Study identifies 10 new genetic regions linked with Brugada syndrome

Study identifies 10 new genetic regions linked with Brugada syndrome

Study: Almost half of over-35s not confident in recognizing cardiac risk during exercise

Study: Almost half of over-35s not confident in recognizing cardiac risk during exercise

Researchers show a relationship between regionalized myocardial fibrosis and mitral valve prolapse

Researchers show a relationship between regionalized myocardial fibrosis and mitral valve prolapse

The 'Ross procedure' may be a more favorable option for aortic valve replacement in younger adults

The 'Ross procedure' may be a more favorable option for aortic valve replacement in younger adults

Prevalence of genetic susceptibility to cardiac arrhythmia may be underestimated, study says

Prevalence of genetic susceptibility to cardiac arrhythmia may be underestimated, study says

Families of Black patients found to have greater risk for dilated cardiomyopathy

Families of Black patients found to have greater risk for dilated cardiomyopathy

Nutritional supplements used to improve athletic performance can pose risks to the heart

Nutritional supplements used to improve athletic performance can pose risks to the heart

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Rare genetic variants may raise risk of fatal arrhythmias in patients with less advanced coronary artery disease

Rare genetic variants may raise risk of fatal arrhythmias in patients with less advanced coronary artery disease

Holiday Heart Syndrome not associated with ventricular arrhythmias, study finds

Holiday Heart Syndrome not associated with ventricular arrhythmias, study finds

Study identifies genetic causes of sudden unexplained deaths in children aged 1 year and older

Study identifies genetic causes of sudden unexplained deaths in children aged 1 year and older