Navigation Links
Sudden Cardiac Death due to inherited Heart Disease

Unexplained sudden cardiac death is termed sudden arrhythmic death syndrome or SADS. Over 1,000 individuals die suddenly each day in the United States.// Most of these sudden deaths involve middle-aged or elderly individuals with heart problems. While sudden deaths in young people are rare, experts say they do have a tremendous impact on the medical community and the families.

Previous research indicates about 4 percent of sudden cardiac deaths are unexplained. Even postmortem results indicate normal heart function before death. Researchers investigated if these unexplained deaths could be a result of inherited heart disease.For the study, researchers looked at first degree relatives of 32 people who died of SADS. The average age of the individuals who died was 30 years old. Researchers say they found one in four of the families were diagnosed with inherited heart disease. Specifically, the relatives either had dysfunction of the electrical cardiac system or heart-muscle abnormalities.

In those families diagnosed with inherited heart disease, there had been significantly more sudden cardiac deaths among relatives than in the other families. If these sudden deaths had prompted family screening, particularly of relatives with symptoms, some of those deaths may have been prevented , say researchers.

Thus researchers say it seems reasonable to recommend a screening for first-degree relatives of those who died from a sudden unexplained death. But they add further research is needed to better understand the most cost-effective standard of care and also how to help those left behind after a sudden unexplained death.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Fish Oil Fights Arrhythmias, Sudden Death
2. Vasopressin Found To Boost Survival In Sudden Cardiac arrest
3. Vitamin E Could Restore Sudden Hearing Loss
4. Sudden Weight Gain Could Increase The Risk Of Heart Disease
5. Sudden Stress Found To Mimic Heart Attack Symptoms
6. Sudden Rise in PSA Dangerous for men
7. Sudden Cardiac Death: Diabetes May Be The Culprit
8. Causes of Sudden Infant Death Researched
9. Sudden Emotional Stress Could Lead To Heart Problems
10. WHO Chiefs Sudden Death - A Major Loss To Global Health
11. Risk Of Death Increases With Sudden Withdrawal Of Medications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/4/2016)... ... December 03, 2016 , ... Penrose Senior ... the Dallas area” Tuesday evening at the 26th Annual SMU Cox Dallas 100™ ... Cox School’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship. Dallas 100™, co-founded by the Caruth Institute, ...
(Date:12/4/2016)... ... December 04, 2016 , ... Patients who wish ... take advantage of a cosmetic procedure known as Carbon Dioxide (C02) Fractional ... appearance of age spots, fine lines, uneven coloration, wrinkles, scarring, skin laxity ...
(Date:12/4/2016)... ... December 04, 2016 , ... Responsible dental care hinges ... brush properly to achieve optimal results. This important necessity inspired an inventor from Las ... a way to ensure that people break or avoid bad techniques of brushing the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Lori G. Cohen ... Atlanta office, will speak at the American Conference Institute’s 21st Drug & Medical ... also a Lead Sponsor of the conference. , Cohen, who chairs the firm’s Pharmaceutical, ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , ... December 02, 2016 , ... On Dec. 2, ... Hard Rock Hotel San Diego honoring the 2016 MPN Heroes—eight individuals who have made ... by going above and beyond the standard of care, demonstrating leadership within the MPN ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/5/2016)... , Dec 5, 2016 Research ... Market by Product (Instruments, Consumables), Application (Biomedical & Biochemical Research, Disease ... - Global Forecasts to 2021" report to their offering. ... , , ... USD 730.7 Million in 2021 from USD 574.8 Million in 2016, ...
(Date:12/5/2016)...   BIOTRONIK today announced the first patients ... the safety and feasibility of performing the minimally invasive ... BioMonitor 2 is an insertable cardiac remote monitor ... a patient,s skin to help physicians accurately detect and ... a leading cause of stroke and heart failure. BioMonitor ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... Dec. 5, 2016  CVS Health, the nation,s largest ... a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate ... CEI is an annual national benchmarking survey and report ... administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. ... that our colleagues, customers and suppliers bring to CVS ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: