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Study: Majority of patients who qualify for lifesaving heart treatment do not receive it
Date:9/24/2013

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 24, 2013) A new study of patients who died of sudden cardiac arrest, a usually fatal condition that causes the heart to stop beating, shows the majority who qualified to receive potentially lifesaving treatment did not receive it.

Researchers led by Sumeet Chugh, MD, associate director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, examined medical re