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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Heart charity JHMT works to raise awareness of conditions like sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS), which can affect anyone at any time, particularly seemingly fit and healthy young people.
His family and their many supporters continue to raise awareness throughout the country about sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (Sads) - the term used to describe heart conditions that can cause sudden death, usually among young people aged between 12 and 35.
Bangungot is known by many complicated medical names: acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis, sudden arrhythmic death syndrome or sudden adult death syndrome (SADS), bed death, sudden unexplained death syndrome (SUDS), Brugada Syndrome, and sudden unexpected nocturnal death syndrome (SUNDS).
Dr Fouad Alchami, a consultant pathologist, said Mr Acreman died from sudden arrhythmic death syndrome - known as SADS - a genetic heart condition which could have triggered "at any time".
The Young Ireland, which offers free counselling and screening to raise awareness of sudden arrhythmic death syndrome.
Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome - sometimes called sudden adult death syndrome - is a cardiac arrest brought on by a disturbance in the heart's natural rhythm even though the person has no heart disease.
First up was Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome sufferer Stephan, 39, who was rushed in with internal bleeding from his femoral artery, caused by complications following an angiogram he'd had the day before.
Ella died from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) in July 2014 at the age of just 17 and to raise awareness of SADS UK, Karen, along with the help of Ella's friends, assisted the netball club with their new defibrillator, highlighting how important and beneficial the equipment can be.
Jonathan Morgan died in from sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) in April 2010, aged 21.
Craig Prentice, from Redditch, died on Wednesday after suffering cardiac arrest as a result of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome, also known as SADS.