sudden adult death syndrome


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sudden adult death syndrome

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(Pathology) the unexpected death of a young adult, usually due to undetected inherited heart disease. Also called: sudden death syndrome or sudden cardiac death Abbreviation: SADS, SDS or SCD
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Sudden adult death syndrome is an umbrella term used to describe different causes of cardiac arrest that occur during sleep, while awake or after exercise.
These cases were finally labeled as sudden adult death syndrome.
I record the cause of death is Sudden Adult Death Syndrome and Lee died from natural causes.
It was decided to send his heart to a "world expert" in sudden adult death syndrome, Dr Ruth Shepherd.
The autopsy on Carl said it was Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, which is basically cot death in adults.
This is then called Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome or Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
THE Sunday Mercury has published a number of stories about the tragic deaths of active young people from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS)
A WOMAN is taking part in a 12-hour fundraising cycle next weekend after she discovered she had a form of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome while doing practice tests at college.
Amanda Skipp: This happened to a 40-year-old colleague a few years ago and it was put down to Sudden Adult Death Syndrome too.
An inquest into her death has yet to be concluded but Ms Porritt believes her daughter died of sudden adult death syndrome.
Sian Turnbull, who taught at a first school in Morpeth and had three children, died from the rare Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) at the age of just 33 last September.