Cardiology pp 459-465 | Cite as

Epidemiology of Sudden Cardiac Death

  • William Ruberman
  • Eve Weinblatt

Abstract

Although deaths due to coronary heart disease (CHD) have declined in the United States in the past decade, they still constitute about one third of all deaths. Further, of all CHD deaths, one third occur in persons under age 65, and about 60% occur outside the hospital. Sudden cardiac death remains one of the major problems facing medicine today.

Keywords

Sudden Death Cardiac Death Sudden Cardiac Death Ventricular Premature Beat Coronary Heart Disease Death 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Ruberman
    • 1
  • Eve Weinblatt
    • 1
  1. 1.Health Insurance Plan of Greater New YorkUSA

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