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Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death: 2017 update from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology

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Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death : 2017 update from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology. / Basso, Cristina; Aguilera, Beatriz; Banner, Jytte; Cohle, Stephan; d'Amati, Giulia; de Gouveia, Rosa Henriques; di Gioia, Cira; Fabre, Aurelie; Gallagher, Patrick J; Leone, Ornella; Lucena, Joaquin; Mitrofanova, Lubov; Molina, Pilar; Parsons, Sarah; Rizzo, Stefania; Sheppard, Mary N; Mier, Maria Paz Suárez; Kim Suvarna, S; Thiene, Gaetano; van der Wal, Allard; Vink, Aryan; Michaud, Katarzyna; Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology.

I: Virchows Archiv, Bind 471, Nr. 6, 12.2017, s. 691–705.

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Basso, C, Aguilera, B, Banner, J, Cohle, S, d'Amati, G, de Gouveia, RH, di Gioia, C, Fabre, A, Gallagher, PJ, Leone, O, Lucena, J, Mitrofanova, L, Molina, P, Parsons, S, Rizzo, S, Sheppard, MN, Mier, MPS, Kim Suvarna, S, Thiene, G, van der Wal, A, Vink, A, Michaud, K & Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology 2017, 'Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death: 2017 update from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology', Virchows Archiv, bind 471, nr. 6, s. 691–705. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00428-017-2221-0

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Basso, C., Aguilera, B., Banner, J., Cohle, S., d'Amati, G., de Gouveia, R. H., ... Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology (2017). Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death: 2017 update from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology. Virchows Archiv, 471(6), 691–705. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00428-017-2221-0

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Basso C, Aguilera B, Banner J, Cohle S, d'Amati G, de Gouveia RH o.a. Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death: 2017 update from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology. Virchows Archiv. 2017 dec;471(6):691–705. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00428-017-2221-0

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Basso, Cristina ; Aguilera, Beatriz ; Banner, Jytte ; Cohle, Stephan ; d'Amati, Giulia ; de Gouveia, Rosa Henriques ; di Gioia, Cira ; Fabre, Aurelie ; Gallagher, Patrick J ; Leone, Ornella ; Lucena, Joaquin ; Mitrofanova, Lubov ; Molina, Pilar ; Parsons, Sarah ; Rizzo, Stefania ; Sheppard, Mary N ; Mier, Maria Paz Suárez ; Kim Suvarna, S ; Thiene, Gaetano ; van der Wal, Allard ; Vink, Aryan ; Michaud, Katarzyna ; Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology. / Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death : 2017 update from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology. I: Virchows Archiv. 2017 ; Bind 471, Nr. 6. s. 691–705.

Bibtex

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abstract = "Although sudden cardiac death (SCD) is one of the most important modes of death in Western countries, pathologists and public health physicians have not given this problem the attention it deserves. New methods of preventing potentially fatal arrhythmias have been developed and the accurate diagnosis of the causes of SCD is now of particular importance. Pathologists are responsible for determining the precise cause and mechanism of sudden death but there is still considerable variation in the way in which they approach this increasingly complex task. The Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology has developed these guidelines, which represent the minimum standard that is required in the routine autopsy practice for the adequate investigation of SCD. The present version is an update of our original article, published 10 years ago. This is necessary because of our increased understanding of the genetics of cardiovascular diseases, the availability of new diagnostic methods, and the experience we have gained from the routine use of the original guidelines. The updated guidelines include a detailed protocol for the examination of the heart and recommendations for the selection of histological blocks and appropriate material for toxicology, microbiology, biochemistry, and molecular investigation. Our recommendations apply to university medical centers, regionals hospitals, and all healthcare professionals practicing pathology and forensic medicine. We believe that their adoption throughout Europe will improve the standards of autopsy practice, allow meaningful comparisons between different communities and regions, and permit the identification of emerging patterns of diseases causing SCD. Finally, we recommend the development of regional multidisciplinary networks of cardiologists, geneticists, and pathologists. Their role will be to facilitate the identification of index cases with a genetic basis, to screen appropriate family members, and ensure that appropriate preventive strategies are implemented.",
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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death

T2 - 2017 update from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology

AU - Basso, Cristina

AU - Aguilera, Beatriz

AU - Banner, Jytte

AU - Cohle, Stephan

AU - d'Amati, Giulia

AU - de Gouveia, Rosa Henriques

AU - di Gioia, Cira

AU - Fabre, Aurelie

AU - Gallagher, Patrick J

AU - Leone, Ornella

AU - Lucena, Joaquin

AU - Mitrofanova, Lubov

AU - Molina, Pilar

AU - Parsons, Sarah

AU - Rizzo, Stefania

AU - Sheppard, Mary N

AU - Mier, Maria Paz Suárez

AU - Kim Suvarna, S

AU - Thiene, Gaetano

AU - van der Wal, Allard

AU - Vink, Aryan

AU - Michaud, Katarzyna

AU - Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology

PY - 2017/12

Y1 - 2017/12

N2 - Although sudden cardiac death (SCD) is one of the most important modes of death in Western countries, pathologists and public health physicians have not given this problem the attention it deserves. New methods of preventing potentially fatal arrhythmias have been developed and the accurate diagnosis of the causes of SCD is now of particular importance. Pathologists are responsible for determining the precise cause and mechanism of sudden death but there is still considerable variation in the way in which they approach this increasingly complex task. The Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology has developed these guidelines, which represent the minimum standard that is required in the routine autopsy practice for the adequate investigation of SCD. The present version is an update of our original article, published 10 years ago. This is necessary because of our increased understanding of the genetics of cardiovascular diseases, the availability of new diagnostic methods, and the experience we have gained from the routine use of the original guidelines. The updated guidelines include a detailed protocol for the examination of the heart and recommendations for the selection of histological blocks and appropriate material for toxicology, microbiology, biochemistry, and molecular investigation. Our recommendations apply to university medical centers, regionals hospitals, and all healthcare professionals practicing pathology and forensic medicine. We believe that their adoption throughout Europe will improve the standards of autopsy practice, allow meaningful comparisons between different communities and regions, and permit the identification of emerging patterns of diseases causing SCD. Finally, we recommend the development of regional multidisciplinary networks of cardiologists, geneticists, and pathologists. Their role will be to facilitate the identification of index cases with a genetic basis, to screen appropriate family members, and ensure that appropriate preventive strategies are implemented.

AB - Although sudden cardiac death (SCD) is one of the most important modes of death in Western countries, pathologists and public health physicians have not given this problem the attention it deserves. New methods of preventing potentially fatal arrhythmias have been developed and the accurate diagnosis of the causes of SCD is now of particular importance. Pathologists are responsible for determining the precise cause and mechanism of sudden death but there is still considerable variation in the way in which they approach this increasingly complex task. The Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology has developed these guidelines, which represent the minimum standard that is required in the routine autopsy practice for the adequate investigation of SCD. The present version is an update of our original article, published 10 years ago. This is necessary because of our increased understanding of the genetics of cardiovascular diseases, the availability of new diagnostic methods, and the experience we have gained from the routine use of the original guidelines. The updated guidelines include a detailed protocol for the examination of the heart and recommendations for the selection of histological blocks and appropriate material for toxicology, microbiology, biochemistry, and molecular investigation. Our recommendations apply to university medical centers, regionals hospitals, and all healthcare professionals practicing pathology and forensic medicine. We believe that their adoption throughout Europe will improve the standards of autopsy practice, allow meaningful comparisons between different communities and regions, and permit the identification of emerging patterns of diseases causing SCD. Finally, we recommend the development of regional multidisciplinary networks of cardiologists, geneticists, and pathologists. Their role will be to facilitate the identification of index cases with a genetic basis, to screen appropriate family members, and ensure that appropriate preventive strategies are implemented.

KW - Journal Article

U2 - 10.1007/s00428-017-2221-0

DO - 10.1007/s00428-017-2221-0

M3 - Journal article

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VL - 471

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EP - 705

JO - Virchows Archiv

JF - Virchows Archiv

SN - 0945-6317

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