• victims
  • Sheppard et al, by studying a series of sudden cardiac death (SCD) victims with classic myxoid mitral valve degeneration, found similar features in terms of myocardial fibrosis in one or both papillary muscles and adjacent left ventricular free wall, although they did not specifically assess the inferobasal wall. (ahajournals.org)
  • During his career, Spilsbury performed thousands of autopsies, not only of murder victims but also of executed criminals. (wikipedia.org)
  • histology
  • The aim of the autopsy is to establish whether SD was cardiac or non cardiac and the precise nature of the cardiac disease, whether inherited or not, by employing gross, histology, toxicology and molecular tools. (escardio.org)
  • When autopsy is negative, even after histology, by exclusion, a hereditary disease is highly probable, so that management of family members is mandatory, including genetic testing of both the victim and the family members. (escardio.org)
  • All contemporaneous citywide resuscitated SCAs were identified via responding SF Fire Department paramedic records and cause of death was adjudicated after review of autopsy, toxicology, histology, and medical records. (ahajournals.org)
  • SADs
  • Dr Michael Papadakis answers some of your questions about their recent research publication identifying the importance of routine ajmaline testing after a SADS death. (c-r-y.org.uk)
  • symptoms
  • These videos, and , illustrate the sequence of events and why, though the underlying process develops over decades, the symptoms are usually of sudden onset. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many coronary anomalies don't cause symptoms and are recognized only at the time of autopsy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms may include: Shortness of breath with activity Platypnea - Difficulty breathing in the upright position with relief in the supine position Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea - Breathing difficulty when asleep Dizziness Fainting Palpitations - Sensation of feeling your heart beat Chest pain or tightness Sudden Death (In which case the disease is an autopsy finding) The symptoms and signs of left atrial myxomas often mimic mitral stenosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • In 2016, the first American produced season of Autopsy aired with Panama City, Florida's District 14 medical examiner Dr. Michael Hunter taking over as the host. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissue
  • A sudden death in a young person can be caused by heart disease (including cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, myocarditis, genetic connective tissue disorders, or conduction disease), medication-related causes or other causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • In patients with SMID, it is known that sudden unexplained death (SUD) accounts for 5% of cause of death ( 6 ), and definite causes are not identified even after autopsy in some cases. (frontiersin.org)
  • In the list of drugs, both licit and illicit, which may cause sudden cardiac death is marijuana. (bmj.com)
  • Post-mortem histopathological study established ARDS as the cause of death and reiterated the importance of autopsy histopathology. (medcraveonline.com)
  • Autopsy and histopathology gave us surprising results that ultimately lead to elucidation of the pathological explanation of the cause of death. (medcraveonline.com)
  • aneurysms, are an important cause of sudden cardiac death. (deepdyve.com)
  • Age 35 serves as an approximate borderline for the likely cause of sudden cardiac death. (wikipedia.org)
  • Knowing this information can create anxiety and concern for family members over a possible mutation of their own gene that could cause their death, while they would have no way of stopping it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Then, the DNA sequence is carefully analyzed to detect any gene mutations that may be a cause of sudden death. (wikipedia.org)
  • The UK produced episodes featured Dr. Richard Shepherd and subsequently (after about the first ten episodes), Dr. Jason Payne-James (for about five more episodes) analyzing the official autopsy reports of various celebrities to determine their cause of death. (wikipedia.org)
  • A typical entry lists information in the following sequence: Name, age, country of citizenship and reason for notability, established cause of death, reference. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • In the autopsy-defined POST SCD study, capturing the vast majority of all OOH SCAs in an entire metropolitan area, we found increased prevalence of ER among SCAs who survived to hospital admission but not SCAs who died OOH, i.e. (ahajournals.org)
  • The sentinel paper on cannabis as a trigger for sudden cardiac death is a case crossover study from Mittleman et al , which reported that the elevated risk of triggering myocardial infarction is limited to about the first 2 h after smoking cannabis. (bmj.com)
  • Pacemakers only protect from slow heart rhythms," whereas in the study fast heart rhythms were more commonly to blame for sudden death, Dr. Groh said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • This study sought to investigate the incidence and causes of sudden cardiac death in adolescent football players in the UK. (c-r-y.org.uk)
  • A study of sudden death brought a mother to once question whether her thirteen-year-old son has what previously killed her seventeen-year-old son. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laotian Hmongs were chosen for the study because they had one of the highest sudden death rates while sleeping in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • The city medical examiner was expected to perform an autopsy Tuesday on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, who died a day earlier after falling ill at his office at Russia's U.N. mission. (koco.com)
  • The medical examiner is responsible for investigating deaths that occur by criminal violence, accident, suicide, suddenly or when the person seemed healthy, or if someone died in any unusual or suspicious manner. (koco.com)
  • One of the sections of the exhibition is devoted to medical instruments used for the autopsy of King Stefan Batory after his sudden death in Grodno. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • But identifying high-risk patients for sudden death presented more of a challenge, particularly because of lack of sufficiently large studies without referral bias, Dr. Groh's group said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • For a normally healthy age group, the risk appears to be particularly magnified in competitive basketball, with sudden cardiac death rates as high as one per 3,000 annually for male basketball players in NCAA Division I. This is still far below the rate for the general population, estimated as one per 1,300-1,600 and dominated by the elderly. (wikipedia.org)
  • The real risk of death or the best way to treat these patients is not yet known. (wikipedia.org)
  • heart
  • A vulnerable plaque is a kind of atheromatous plaque - a collection of white blood cells (primarily macrophages) and lipids (including cholesterol) in the wall of an artery - that is particularly unstable and prone to produce sudden major problems such as a heart attack or stroke. (wikipedia.org)
  • This video , examining autopsy specimens from an actual heart attack resulting in sudden death, shows the sequence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, this disorder is characterized by episodes of angina, particularly Prinzmetal's angina, and sudden death due to heart dysfunction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evaluation
  • This curriculum guide was created to improve teaching and evaluation techniques in the death investigator education and training programs. (cdc.gov)
  • commonly
  • In the instances where people experience sudden death, it is most commonly found that they were suffering from CAD (coronary artery disease) or ASCAD (atherosclerotic coronary artery disease), or any level of stress. (wikipedia.org)
  • perform
  • Patrick Gallagher from Southampton presented the guidelines on how to perform autopsy from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology. (escardio.org)
  • In October 1905, he was appointed resident assistant pathologist at St Mary's Hospital when the London County Council requested all general hospitals in its area appoint two qualified pathologists to perform autopsies following sudden deaths. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • However, a population as large as the United States will experience the sudden cardiac death of a competitive athlete at the average rate of one every three days, often with significant local media coverage heightening public attention. (wikipedia.org)
  • pathological
  • We immunohistochemically examined expressions of tyrosine hydroxylase, tryptophan hydroxylase, substance P, methionine-enkephalin, and c-fos in the serial sections of the midbrain, pons, and medulla oblongata in eight SUD cases and seven controls, having neither unexplained death nor pathological changes in the brain. (frontiersin.org)
  • guidelines
  • The Royal College of Pathologists have published guidelines on autopsy practice as a new set of standardised best practice scenarios. (bmj.com)
  • disease
  • The Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory at Mayo Clinic is dedicated to the discovery of novel disease-causing genes and the elucidation of genotype-phenotype relationships. (mayo.edu)