Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death Drops After 30 Days Post-MI

December 2008
Clinician Reviews;Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p8
Academic Journal
The article discusses research being done on sudden death after myocardial infarction (MI). It references a study by A. S. Adabag and colleagues published in a 2008 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association." Researchers found that the risk for sudden cardiac death following a MI seems to be greatest in the first 30 days after hospital discharge. They found no significant link between post-MI sudden cardiac death and recurrent ischemia.


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