Management Of Sudden Cardiac Death Risk

SCD risk may be generated by the presence of a primary disorder of cardiac electrical activity in the absence of any "structural" heart disease (considered here as SCD syndromes), or may be secondary to a cardiac disease process (most often myocardial in origin), which by its legacy of myocardial scarring and dysfunction creates the electrical substrate for sudden lethal arrhythmia, without premonitory symptoms. The evidence base shows that the most effective treatment for SCD prevention is to fit an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD),6-8 but the cost, morbidity, and mortality of this must be weighed against SCD risk in an otherwise (arrhythmia) asymptomatic population.

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment