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Name: Pediatric annals
Synthetic cannabinoids have caused a large number of emergency presentations to hospitals for adverse cardiovascular events including numerous deaths, particularly for the more potent analogs acting o...
Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID) is defined as a combination of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Unknown Cause of Death (UCD) and Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (ASSB). Over...
Genetic variation in ion channel genes ('channelopathies') are often associated with inherited arrhythmias and sudden death. Genetic testing ('molecular autopsies') of channelopathy genes can be used ...
We report a case of a newborn infant that experienced circulatory collapse caused by a calcified lesion occluding the main pulmonary artery (PA). The baby was born via full-term birth at normal birth ...
Ventricular septal defect (VSD) generally has a good prognosis unless complicated by heart failure (HF). We report a case of sudden infant death because of clinically undiagnosed VSD in a seemingly he...
The purpose of the study is to better identify hereditary cardiac causes of sudden unexpected death in young subjects through Next-Generation Sequencing of autopsy tissue
Mounier-Kuhn syndrome (MKS), or congenital tracheobronchiomegaly, is an entity characterized by dilation of the trachea and bronchi, associated with respiratory infections.The main signs a...
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a sudden, unexpected loss of heart function. It is a leading cause of death, and more than 400,000 people in the United States die each year as a result of S...
Some educational researchers deliberately induce stress upon learners to in order to enhance retention; this practice is controversial and its utility must be weighed against the negative ...
People with epilepsy are at a higher risk for sudden unexpected death than the general population. Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is a major cause of death in this population...
Unexpected rapid natural death due to cardiovascular collapse within one hour of initial symptoms. It is usually caused by the worsening of existing heart diseases. The sudden onset of symptoms, such as CHEST PAIN and CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, particularly VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA, can lead to the loss of consciousness and cardiac arrest followed by biological death. (from Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 7th ed., 2005)
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The sudden collapse and disappearance or diminution of a colony of organisms.
A sudden intense and continuous aggravation of a state of asthma, marked by dyspnea to the point of exhaustion and collapse and not responding to the usual therapeutic efforts.
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