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    Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy Conditions

    Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, Bereavement due to sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) The sudden death of a loved one for any reason (such...

    Sudden Infant Death (Cot Death) Conditions

    Sudden Infant Death (Cot Death), What is cot death and how common is it? Cot death is more properly known as sudden infant death syndr...

    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Professional

    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, The terms 'sudden and unexpected infant death' (SUID) or 'sudden unexpected death in infancy' (SUDI)...

    Sudden Cardiac Death in Young People Professional

    Sudden Cardiac Death in Young People, However, the incidence of SCD in young athletes is in fact very low, at around 1-3 per 100,000. [ 4 , 5 ] SCD is predominantly caused by pr...

    Death (Recognition and Certification) Professional

    Death (Recognition and Certification) , If the cause of the death is unknown. Sudden, unexpected, suspicious, violent (homicide, suicide, accidental) or unnatural deaths....

    Romano-Ward Syndrome Professional

    Synonyms: autosomal-dominant long QT syndrome, long QT syndrome type 1, LQTS1, RWS, Romano-Ward long QT syndrome, Ward-Romano syndrome Romano-Ward syndrome is an inherited heart disorder characteri...

    Death or Brain Damage from Anaesthesia Conditions

    Death or Brain Damage from Anaesthesia, How can a general anaesthetic sometimes lead to harm or death? A general anaesthetic itself is very rarely the cause of death. The...

    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Professional

    Risk stratification and prevention of sudden death Sudden death is the most common cause of death in HCM and occurs more often in young asymptomatic or only mildly sym...

    Types of Sports Injuries Conditions

    Rare serious events : in rare cases, other serious illness and even sudden death can occur in people who are taking part in physical activity. There is usually an underlying heart problem, kn...

    Myocarditis Conditions

    Also, some cases of sudden death in a previously healthy person are due to an acute myocarditis that develops rapidly.

    Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Professional

    It usually presents with symptomatic arrhythmias or sudden death. Diagnosing ARVC is difficult due to nonspecific disease features and phenotypic manifestations.

    Fainting (Collapse) Conditions

    There may be a family history of sudden death. The faint may be preceded by chest pain or the sensation of having a 'thumping heart' (palpitations)  and may happen during exer...

    Coronary Artery Vasospasm Professional

    First described by Prinzmetal et al in 1959, coronary artery vasospasm may be associated with acute myocardial infarction, serious ventricular arrhythmias and sudden death. Most patients also...

    Supraventricular Tachycardia Conditions

    In addition to causing symptoms of SVT, some people may develop such a fast heartbeat that it results in severe light-headedness or even a blackout. Sudden death is a complication of this con...

    Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Professional

    Cardiomyopathy is a significant cause of sudden death in the young. Restrictive cardiomyopathy is a condition characterised by normal left ventricular cavity size and systolic function but...

    Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Professional

    Stillbirth and Neonatal Death, Neonatal death : the death of a baby within the first 28 days of life. Perinatal mortality : stillbirths plus early neonatal deaths (under...

    Cardiomyopathies Professional

    Cardiomyopathy is defined as a 'myocardial disorder in which heart muscle is structurally and functionally abnormal without coronary artery disease, hypertension, valvular or congenital heart dise...

    Physical Activity For Health Conditions

    In rare cases, sudden death can occur in people who are doing some physical activity. However, most of the time, there is usually an underlying heart problem (which may not have been previous...

    Supraventricular Tachycardia in Adults Professional

    Rare complications include myocardial infarction , congestive heart failure , syncope , and sudden death . Patients with pre-excitation risk sudden cardiac death due ...

    Sports Injuries Conditions

    Rare serious events : in rare cases, other serious illness and even sudden death can occur in people who are taking part in physical activity. There is usually an underlying heart problem, kn...

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