Molecular Pathology of Cardiac Diseases Liable to Cause Sudden Death

  • F. Calabrese
  • C. Basso
  • G. Thiene
  • M. Valente
Conference paper


A sudden death (SD) always has a tragic impact both on families and on the general community. Although cardiac diseases liable to result in SD are mostly well identified, the etiopathogenetic understanding of most of these disorders is poor. To improve presymptomatic diagnosis, prevention and treatment, we need to define these disorders at the molecular and cellular levels.


Aortic Dissection Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Bicuspid Aortic Valve Marfan Syndrome Molecular Pathology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Calabrese
    • 1
  • C. Basso
    • 1
  • G. Thiene
    • 1
  • M. Valente
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Anatomia PatologicaUniversità di PadovaPaduaItaly

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