Chapter 9. ECG Clues to the Presence of an Increased Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Adults

  1. George A. Stouffer MD

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311877.ch9

Practical ECG Interpretation: Clues to Heart Disease in Young Adults

Practical ECG Interpretation: Clues to Heart Disease in Young Adults

How to Cite

Stouffer, G. A. (2009) ECG Clues to the Presence of an Increased Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Adults, in Practical ECG Interpretation: Clues to Heart Disease in Young Adults, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311877.ch9

Author Information

  1. Henry A. Foscue Distinguished Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179287

Online ISBN: 9781444311877

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Keywords:

  • sudden cardiac death in young adults;
  • Brugada syndrome;
  • long QT syndrome;
  • catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT);
  • right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT);
  • arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD);
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM);
  • “pre-excitation”, characterizing Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome (WPW)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Brugada syndrome

  • Long QT syndrome

  • Short QT syndrome and catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

  • Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia

  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

  • Right ventricle outflow tract tachycardia and other causes of ventricular tachycardia in the absence of structural heart disease and with a normal resting 12-lead ECG

  • References