Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

medicine for sudden cardiac death

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Arrhythmia: Scd typically refers to a sudden loss of effective contraction of the heart muscle and implies a life-threatening arrhythmia. Usually this is VT or vf ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Sudden cardiac death: Is usually an arrhythmia called ventricular fibrillation with sudden inability of the heart to pump that can occur with or without a sudden clot of a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Timing: If the person has signs of obvious death (rigor / livor / rubor / calor -mortis =dependent blood pooling, rigid muscles, cool/cold to touch, etc.), th ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Sudden death: Hopefully it doesn't, usually there is a congenital abnormality which triggers a fatal rhythm. Abnormal coronary arteries and hypertrophic cardiomyopa ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruben Altman
59 years experience Cardiology
Not always: Sudden cadiac death may be associated with asymtomait congenitalt abnormalities such as arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, long qt synd ... Read More
11
11 thanks
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
33 years experience Cardiology
Genetic abnormality: Mutiple genetic defects may unfortunately lead to sudden death. The most common include long qt syndrome, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and brugada syn ... Read More
8
8 thanks
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Sudden cardiac death: SCD means a cardiac arrest which occurs shortly (usually defined as <1 hour) after the first symptom. Aborted SCD would mean that the cardiac arres ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chethan Sarabu
9 years experience Pediatrics
Thick Heart Muscle: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (abnormally thickened heart muscle) is a genetic condition that is the most common cause of sudden cardiac death in childr ... Read More
1
1 comment
2
2 thanks
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Sudden death: Acls procedures for cpr, along with defibrillation, and antiarrhythmic drug initiation. After stabilizing, next goal is to determine whether the even ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience Cardiology
No: As an isolated finding,early Repolarization is a rare cause of sudden cardiac death.check with your doctor or get a second opinion if in doubt
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month