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  1. Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy | Condition Leaflet

    Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, This leaflet is part of our series on epilepsy Epilepsy - A General Introduction Epilepsy with Absence Seizures Ep...

  2. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  3. Sudden Cardiac Death in Young People | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  4. Reducing the Risk of Cot Death | Condition Leaflet

    Reducing the Risk of Cot Death, What is cot death and how common is it? Cot death is more properly known as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). , cot ...

  5. Death (Recognition and Certification) | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  6. Romano-Ward Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  7. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  8. Anaesthesia - Death or Brain Damage | Condition Leaflet

    Anaesthesia - Death or Brain Damage, Why do deaths occur during general anaesthesia? Most of the deaths that occur around the time of surgery are not directly caused by t...

  9. Faint/Collapse | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  10. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  11. Myocarditis | Condition Leaflet

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

  12. Coronary Artery Vasospasm | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  13. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  14. Sports Injuries | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  15. Stillbirth and Neonatal Death | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  16. Cardiomyopathies | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  17. Supraventricular Tachycardia in Adults | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  18. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy | Condition Leaflet

    See separate leaflet called Infective Endocarditis . Sudden death Sudden collapse and death occurs in a small number of people with HCM. This is probably due to a sev...

  19. Supraventricular Tachycardia | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  20. Extrasystoles | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Family history of sudden death or heart disease at a young age: Unexplained sudden death at age >30, and all sudden deaths at age <30, should trigger cardiovascular evalua...