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Cardiac arrest - Wikipedia


Cardiac arrest is a sudden stop in effective blood flow due to the failure of the heart to contract ... Certain types of prompt intervention can often reverse a cardiac arrest, but without such inte...

Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different?


Sep 19, 2016 ... Sudden cardiac arrest can occur after a heart attack, or during recovery. Heart attacks increase the risk for sudden cardiac arrest. Most heart ...

Shocking Heart Deaths: What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest - WebMD


Shocking Heart Deaths: Why They Happen. Sudden cardiac ... But it occasionally happens, making sudden cardiac arrest front-page news. The rare nature of ...

Symptoms and causes - Sudden cardiac arrest - Mayo Clinic


Dec 8, 2015 ... Sudden cardiac arrest — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, ... Death or permanent brain damage can occur within four to six minutes.

What Is Sudden Cardiac Arrest? - NHLBI, NIH


Jun 22, 2016 ... Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a condition in which the heart ... However, SCA can happen in people who appear healthy and have no known ...

What Causes Sudden Cardiac Arrest? - NHLBI, NIH


Jun 22, 2016 ... Ventricular fibrillation (v-fib) causes most sudden cardiac arrests (SCAs). V-fib ... For example, SCA can occur if the rate of the heart's electrical ...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Click for Symptoms and Survival Rates


Information about sudden cardiac arrest causes such as heart rhythm disorders, drug ... A person can't be wakened, breathing has stopped, and a pulsecan't be felt. ... No matter what the cause, death happens when the heart stops beating.

Cardiac arrest - causes and recovery - British Heart Foundation


A cardiac arrest happens when your heart stops pumping blood around your body. Learn what the causes are and what you should do if you witness a cardiac  ...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) - Heart Rhythm Society


Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) occurs when the heart stops beating, abruptly and without warning ... SCA can happen to people of all ages and health conditions.