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Sudden cardiac death is a sudden loss of consciousness resulting in the loss of life. Frequently these individuals have underlying heart blockage, enlarged heart and may also have prior symptoms of chest discomfort or shortness of breath. A cardiac consultation along with non-invasive testing can help determine those at risk for sudden cardiac death.
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a sudden, unexpected death caused by loss of heart function (sudden cardiac arrest). Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is responsible for half of all heart disease deaths.
Sudden cardiac death occurs most frequently in adults in their mid-30s to mid-40s, and affects men twice as often as it does women. This heart condition is very rare in children, affecting only 1 to 2 per 100,000 children each year.
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Because sudden cardiac arrest / sudden cardiac death tends to be linked with coronary artery disease, the same factors that put you at risk of coronary artery disease may also put you at risk of sudden cardiac arrest. These include:
Tests to evaluate or predict risk of Sudden Cardiac Death offered by the NYC heart specialist include:
If you have any questions for the best in class NYC cardiologist or would like to schedule a consultation or appointment please feel free to contact Dr. Steven Reisman of the New York Cardiac Diagnostic Center and indicate which Manhattan office (Upper East Side, Cardiologists Midtown NYC, or Wall Street / Financial District) you would like to see the cardiologist for a cardiac consultation.
The information on this website is to provide general information. The information on this website does NOT reflect definitive medical advice and self-diagnoses should not be made based on information obtained online. It is important to consult a best-in-class Cardiologist for a consultation and examination regarding ANY and ALL symptoms or signs including but not limited to chest discomfort, shortness of breath, palpitation or fainting as these may be a sign of a serious illness or condition. An accurate diagnosis and treatment plan should only be made by your physician in order to exclude a serious condition.