Fundamental Biology of Sudden Cardiac Death and Its Application to Identify Patients at Risk



Description: This study examines the role of genetic, protein and electrocardiographic markers measured longitudinally in predicting the risk of SCD and overall mortality in patients with implantable defibrillators placed for primary prevention.

Institution: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Washington Hospital Center, Virginia College of Medicine

Contacts: Gordon Tomaselli (PI)

Home Page: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/heart_vascular_institute/clinical_trials/sudden_cardiac_death/prose_icd.html

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