Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS), also known as sudden adult death syndrome, sudden unexpected/unexplained death syndrome (SUDS), is a sudden unexpected death of adolescents and adults, mainly during sleep. One relatively common type is known as Brugada syndrome. Sudden unexpected death syndrome is rare in most areas around the world. Jun 13, 2019 · Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is a loosely defined umbrella term for a series of cardiac syndromes that cause sudden cardiac arrest and possibly death. Some of these syndromes Author: Kimberly Holland.
This website outlines the possible causes of sudden death in young people and children. It concentrates on the medical conditions responsible for a sudden unexpected death where a definite cause cannot be found, even after a postmortem. This is called Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome, or SADS. Sep 26, 2018 · However, it’s more common for Brugada syndrome to present in adulthood, and sudden death from this condition typically occurs around age 40.Author: Amanda Macmillan.
Nov 30, 2016 · Every week 12 young people die from a heart condition they didn't know they had - one of these could be Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome. The genetic heart condition is often passed down from parent to child, meaning each child of an affected parent has a 50 per cent chance of inheriting it.Author: ALANA MOORHEAD. Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) is an umbrella term used for the many different causes of cardiac arrest in young people. CRY provides medical information on the most common causes of unexpected sudden cardiac death in the young (aged 35 and under). These conditions include thickening or abnormal structure of the heart muscle and irregularities of the electrical impulses that upset the natural rhythm .