Predicting and Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young

ACI (Acta Cardiologia Indonesiana)

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Title Predicting and Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young
 
Creator Maharani, Erika
 
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Description Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is an unexpected death condition and occurs with unknown causes or cardiac condition. The SCD incidence at young age is a rare condition but when this condition happens it become traumatic event for both family and community.  Incidence rate of death on 1-35 years old is around 0.8-2.8/100.000 each year. This number also varies according to age and sex. Death incidence on 1-4 years old is more common than on 5-10 years old group. This number is increasing after 15 years old, where age of 31-35 years has 10 fold risk of SCD compared to 1-10 years old group. Ratio of SCD in men and woman are 2: 1. Early detection of underlying heart disease is the most important action of preventio. If young people are known to have a risk of SCD, the lifestyle changing and appropriate medical therapy, including implantation of implantable cardioverter defibrillator, according to risk stratification must be done.
 
Publisher Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing Universitas Gadjah Mada
 
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Date 2019-07-18
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://jurnal.ugm.ac.id/jaci/article/view/47674
10.22146/aci.47674
 
Source ACI (Acta Cardiologia Indonesiana); Vol 5, No 1 (P) (2019): Proceedings Jogja Cardiology Update 2019 (JCU2019); 8-11
2579-4345
2460-5700
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://jurnal.ugm.ac.id/jaci/article/view/47674/24878
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Erika Maharani
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0
 

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