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Sudden cardiac arrest (SCD) is a catastrophic cardiovascular event most commonly occurring as a consequence of ventricular fibrillation (VF) in adults suffering from acute myocardial infarction (MI) or its late consequences. Several studies have demonstrated the role of family history of SCD in the determination of risk of SCD and VF; however, the genetic underpinnings of SCD and VF remain largely unknown. Raha Pazoki identifies genetic risk factors for the occurrence of VF.

Event details of The genetic underpinnings of sudden cardiac arrest
Date 20 March 2015
Time 12:00 -13:00
Location Agnietenkapel

R. Pazoki, Subtle Killers and Sudden Death: Genetic Variants Modulating Ventricular Fibrillation in the Setting of Myocardial Infarction.


Prof. C.R. Bezzina
Prof. A.A.M. Wilde


Dr M.W.T. Tanck


Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.