Workup of the cardiac arrest survivor: for the symposium on sudden cardiac death for progress in cardiovascular diseases.
Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2008 Nov-Dec;51(3):195-203
Authors: Subbiah R, Gula LJ, Klein GJ, Skanes AC, White J, Yee R, Krahn AD
Sudden cardiac death is a significant cause of mortality. Survivors of sudden cardiac death pose a significant diagnostic and management challenge for the clinician. Investigation strategies are directed at elucidating a cause or mechanism of sudden cardiac death and ultimately preventing recurrence. Detailed herein is a comprehensive approach to the assessment of a sudden cardiac death survivor.
PMID: 19026854 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]