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US researcher gets to the heart of the problem in sudden cardiac death

February 18, 2021

A genetic disease called arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ACM), in which healthy heart muscle is replaced by scar tissue and/or fat over time is a leading cause of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes. According to Stephen Chelko, an assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Florida State University College of Medicine,arrhythmias ordinarily are non-fatal if […]

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