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Current HIV Research


ISSN (Print): 1570-162X
ISSN (Online): 1873-4251

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 and Ales Linhart

Volume 7, Issue 4, 2009

Page: [434 - 436] Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/157016209788680606

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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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