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Research shows low chance of sudden cardiac arrest after sex

19:00 EST 11 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(American College of Cardiology) A small percentage of sudden cardiac arrest events are related to sexual activity, but survival rates in those cases remain low, according to a research letter published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017. Despite these sexual activity related SCA events being witnessed by a partner, bystander CPR was performed in only one-third of cases.

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