Causes of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Primary Myocardial ...

Causes of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Primary Myocardial Processes (> 90%):
 • Acquired structural heart disease: CAD, Most cardiomyopathies
 • Congenital heart disease
 • Inherited structural heart disease: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Familial dilated cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
Primary Electrical Processes (< 10%):
 • Channelopathies: Long/short QT syndromes, Brugada syndrome, Catecholaminergic polymorphic VT*
 • Acquired long QT syndrome: Drugs, Electrolyte disorders
 • WPW syndrome
 • Commotio cordis

- Dr. Eric Strong @DrEricStrong - Strong Medicine

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