Sudden cardiac death during a city marathon run.

[Sudden cardiac death during a city marathon run]. Anaesthesist. 2015 Jun 2; Authors: Beutler J, Schmid E, Fischer S, Hürlimann S, Konrad C Abstract Sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes during physical stress is a rare event with an incidence of 1-3 deaths per 100,000 athletes per year. A coronary anomaly is the second most common cause of death following hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Symptomatic prodromes occur in 20 % of cases prior to the SCD event. This case report describes a 35-year-old male who collapsed near the finishing line of a half marathon run. Despite immediate resuscitation attempts and initial return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC), a pulseless electrical activity (PEA) followed and the patient died 1 h after arrival in the resuscitation unit. The autopsy revealed an anomalous left coronary artery (ALCA), which can lead to ischemia of the respective heart muscles under severe stress. PMID: 26031561 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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