Successfully Resuscitated Sudden Cardiac Death in a Young Homosexual Male with HIV Myocarditis

Author(s): Jan Belohlavek, Petr Kuchynka, Ladislav Machala, Vladimir Dytrych, Ivana Vitkova, Jana Schramlova, Ondrej Smid, Jana Gandalovicova, Ales Linhart

Journal Name: Current HIV Research

Volume 7 , Issue 4 , 2009


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Abstract:

Successfully treated sudden cardiac death due to malignant arrhythmia related to HIV myocarditis in a young male with favorable clinical and virological profile is not described in current literature. HIV myocarditis as a possible cause of malignant ventricular arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death is discussed.

Keywords: Sudden death, HIV, Myocarditis, Malignant arrhytmia

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VOLUME: 7
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2009
Page: [434 - 436]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/157016209788680606
Price: $65

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