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Aborted sudden cardiac death

    Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Plessis-Robinson, France
    Body Region: Cardiovascular

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 30-year-old man had an episode of aborted sudden death while playing soccer.
    • Resuscitation immediately after cardiac arrest was successful.
    • ECG just after resuscitation revealed ST elevation in the inferior leads.
    • Contrast-enhanced cardiac CT was performed to determine the cause of cardiac arrest in this
      otherwise healthy young man.