Sudden cardiac death in infancy: Focus on prolonged repolarization

Peter J. Schwartz, Marco Stramba-Badiale, Lia Crotti, Michael John Ackerman

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Abstract

After the first week of life, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of sudden death during the first year of life in the western world and produces devastating psychosocial consequences in the families of the victims.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationElectrical Diseases of the Heart: Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention
PublisherSpringer London
Pages924-933
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781846288531
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StatePublished - 2008

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Schwartz, P. J., Stramba-Badiale, M., Crotti, L., & Ackerman, M. J. (2008). Sudden cardiac death in infancy: Focus on prolonged repolarization. In Electrical Diseases of the Heart: Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention (pp. 924-933). Springer London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-854-8_68