sudden arrhythmic death syndrome


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sudden arrhythmic death syndrome

A term of art, the use of which is recommended for sudden unexplained deaths in adults. The term has the advantage of facilitating population-based research and formation of a (UK) national register which could divide such cases into those linked to environmental aetiology and those linked to genetic defects.
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Mr King has dedicated his life to the cause after he lost his son Oliver to sudden arrhythmic death syndrome.
He was a victim of SADS - sudden arrhythmic death syndrome - a heart condition which can strike anyone at any time, particularly otherwise fit and healthy young people.
A post-mortem examination found Amber died from hypoxic brain injury and necrotising bronchopneumonia due to near drowning due to sudden arrhythmic death syndrome.
A post mortem examination found Amber died from hypoxic brain injury and necrotising bronchopneumonia due to near drowning due to sudden arrhythmic death syndrome.
Katherine died from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome, a cardiac arrest from a disturbance in the heart's rhythm.
Katherine had suffered from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome, a cardiac arrest from a disturbance in the heart's rhythm.
Coroner Nicholas Hilliard QC yesterday refused to completely rule out poisoning but concluded that he probably suffered cardiacrelated sudden arrhythmic death syndrome.
His pal Niall Blair had been planning on running the Great Scottish Run last year when he died of sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) at the age of 30, just over a month before the race.
The emergency kit had been placed at Ambleside Sports and Social club by a mum as a legacy to her much-missed daughter who died aged 17 of sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS).
But Robert Smith's life was tragically cut short when he died of sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) - a condition that often shows no signs until it is too late.
Autopsies showed that the most common cause of death in diabetic persons aged 36-49 years was coronary artery disease, while in those up to age 35, it was sudden arrhythmic death syndrome, a label bestowed when a medical examiner can't find an apparent cause of death.
(15.) Behr E, Wood DA, Wright M, Syrris P, Sheppard MN, Casey A, Davies MJ, McKenna W Cardiological assessment of first-degree relatives in sudden arrhythmic death syndrome. Lancet.