3 edition of Ventricular fibrillation and sudden coronary death found in the catalog.
Ventricular fibrillation and sudden coronary death
M. E. Rajskina
Includes bibliographical references (p. -210) and index.
|Statement||M.E. Rajskina ; foreword by D.P. Zipes.|
|Series||Developments in cardiovascular medicine -- 219, Developments in cardiovascular medicine -- v. 219.|
|LC Classifications||RC685.V43 R35 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 213 p. :|
|Number of Pages||213|
|LC Control Number||99033619|
The impact of risk factors for sudden and non-sudden coronary death was investigated in 3, Finnish men aged years at entry from a prospective population survey. Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Ventricular Fibrillation as the Mechanism of Sudden Death in Patients with Coronary Occlusion logo logoCited by:
Ventricular Fibrillation. Ventricular fibrillation is the most common mechanism of sudden cardiac death. Most episodes of VF happen within the first 48 to 72 hours after onset of symptoms. 78,82,83 It is a manifestation of ischemia and is associated with lack of . Ventricular tachycardia may result in ventricular fibrillation and turn into sudden death. It is found initially in about 7% of people in cardiac arrest. Ventricular tachycardia can occur due to coronary heart disease, aortic stenosis, cardiomyopathy, electrolyte problems, or a heart cations: Cardiac arrest, ventricular fibrillation.
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is defined by the death from unexpected circulatory arrest, usually due to a cardiac arrhythmia occurring within one hour of the onset of symptoms .It is a major health problem worldwide, with a prevalence estimated in the range of to cases per year in the United States .Event rates in Europe are similar to those in United States .Author: Elisabete Martins. Okin PM, Bang CN, Wachtell K, et al. Relationship of sudden cardiac death to new-onset atrial fibrillation in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol ; Margey R, Roy A, Tobin S, et al. Sudden cardiac death in to year olds in Ireland from to a retrospective registry.
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As one can gather from more than 35 first authored publications cited in the References, Dr. Rajskina has been involved with the investigation of mechanisms responsible for Sudden Cardiac Death for over 30 cturer: Springer.
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These studies naturally lead to a consideration of interventions, based on her research, to prevent ventricular fibrillation after coronary artery occlusion. This is a wide ranging treatise indicative of a lifetime of study of the problem and filled with the richness of scientific experiments generated in its pursuit.
Introduction. The Ventricular Fibrillation and Heart's Blood Supply. Ventricular Fibrillation and Electrophysiological Changes. Ventricular Fibrillation and Changes in Metabolism of the Heart after Local Ischemia. Role of the Sympathoadrenal System in the Appearance of Ventricular Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Occlusion.
Get this from a library. Ventricular Fibrillation and Sudden Coronary Death. [M E Rajskina] -- The prevention of sudden death caused by ischemic heart disease is one of the most important and challenging problems of modern medicine.
Every year, over half a million people in the world die. Ventricular arrhythmias and sudden death are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year throughout the world. Covering the most recent developments in this field, this leading text serves as a guide to this area of increasing clinical importance, addressing a wide range of topics, including.
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English - book pages - ISBN - ISBN /5(25). Buy Ventricular Fibrillation and Sudden Coronary Death (Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine) by Rajskina, M. E., Rajskina, Mina (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Sudden death is a devastating event for the patient and their family, particularly in children and young adults, as well as the working population.
1–4 In spite of all progress in prevention and risk stratification, 5 this remains an important health issue. The most important causes are coronary artery disease, 6 cardiomyopathies, 7 and channolopathies, 8,9 as well Author: Thomas F.
Lüscher. Ventricular fibrillation, or V-fib, is considered the most serious cardiac rhythm disturbance. Disordered electrical activity causes the heart’s lower chambers (ventricles) to quiver, or fibrillate, instead of contracting (or beating) normally.
This prohibits the heart from pumping blood, causing collapse and cardiac arrest. Ventricular tachyarrhythmias (VAs) commonly occur early in ischaemia, and remain a common cause of sudden death in acute MI. The thrombolysis and primary percutaneous coronary intervention era has resulted in the modification of the natural history of an infarct and subsequent VA.
Presence of VA could independently influence mortality in Cited by: 9. of ventricular fibrillation (VF) and sudden cardi-ac death (SCD), which were induced by UGIB in a patient undergoing PCI treatment for severe coronary artery lesions.
Case report Clinical data A 72 years old man was diagnosed as unstable angina in our hospital. The patient suffered an episode of syncope about 4 months ago, which.
Sudden cardiac death is defined as unexpected nontraumatic death in clinically well or stable patients who die within 1 hour after onset of symptoms.
The causative rhythm in most cases is ventricular fibrillation (see eFigure 10–56). Characterization of sudden cardiac death events by the location of death, whether it was witnessed, and whether an arrhythmia was documented.
AF indicates atrial fibrillation; PEA, pulseless electrical activity; SCD, sudden cardiac death; VF, ventricular Cited by: Ventricular fibrillation. Ventricular fibrillation (VF) is a life-threatening, chaotic rhythm, with marked variability in cycle length and morphology up to beats min −1, with loss of cardiac underlying mechanism for the origins of VF is poorly understood, but prolonged monomorphic VT is a known risk factor, contributed by ischaemia, free radical Cited by: 3.
Sudden death is mostly cardiovascular and arrhythmic in origin, with ventricular fibrillation as the precipitating mechanism of cardiac arrest. The majority of cases present with a pathologic substrate at the level of coronary arteries, myocardium, valves, Cited by: 2.
In sports-related sudden death in the general population, a clear diagnosis is made in coronary syndrome (75 %). 14 In professional athletes, a diagnosis is usually made in up to 65 % of cases and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is considered the main cause, at least in the United States Author: Demosthenes G Katritsis, Bernard J Gersh, A John Camm.
Patients with multi-vessel coronary spasm may suffer from lethal arrhythmia, including advanced AV block, ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation, or even sudden death, and they are often. Rajskina M.E. () The Ventricular Fibrillation and Heart’s Blood Supply.
In: Ventricular Fibrillation and Sudden Coronary Death. Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine, vol Author: M. Rajskina. Some victims die from ventricular fibrillation, which can result from acute coronary ischemic thrombosis in an otherwise normal heart, whereas others die from tachyarrhythmias arising from chronic scar.
9 The relative incidence of the two mechanisms is uncertain due to (1) the lack of a consistent definition of sudden cardiac death Cited by:. VF is an extremely dangerous rhythm significantly compromising cardiac output and ultimately leading to sudden cardiac death (SCD).
Arrhythmias originating from the ventricular myocardium or His-Purkinje system are grouped under ventricular arrhythmia (VA).Background The reported frequency of active coronary lesions (plaque rupture and coronary thrombosis) in sudden death due to coronary artery atherosclerosis (sudden coronary death) has varied from 80% of cases in previous hearts lacking an active coronary lesion, sudden death has usually been attributed to a healed myocardial by: Ventricular fibrillation, pulseless electrical activity (PEA) and sudden cardiac arrest.
This article will focus on ventricular fibrillation, pulseless electrical activity and sudden cardiac arrest. These arrythmias lead to death if cardiopulmonary resuscitation is not started immediately/5(3).