Unexplained Cardiac Arrest Evaluation

DiMarco, John P.
October 2009
Hospital Medicine Alert;Oct2009, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p60
The article presents a reprint of the article "Systematic assessment of patients with unexplained cardiac arrest: Cardiac Arrest Survivors with Preserved Ejection Fraction Registry (CASPER)," edited by doctor Michael H. Crawford which appeared in the September 2009 issue of "Clinical Cardiology Alert." About 3-10 percent of the out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors have shown no apparent structural heart disease identifiable. The electrocardiogram (ECG) produced diagnosis to guide treatment.


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