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Commotio Cordis

A sudden CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA (e.g., VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION) caused by a blunt, non-penetrating impact to the precordial region of chest wall. Commotio cordis often results in sudden death without prompt cardiopulmonary defibrillation.
Also Known As:
Cardiac Concussions; Concussion, Cardiac; Concussions, Cardiac; Cardiac Concussion
Networked: 26 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Sudden Death
2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
3. Ventricular Fibrillation
4. Atrioventricular Block
5. Myocardial Ischemia (Ischemic Heart Diseases)

Experts

1. Link, Mark S: 4 articles (03/2009 - 01/2003)
2. Maron, Barry J: 4 articles (12/2008 - 01/2003)
3. Estes, N A Mark: 3 articles (12/2008 - 01/2003)
4. Boden, Barry P: 2 articles (05/2013 - 07/2004)
5. Wang, Paul J: 2 articles (04/2005 - 01/2003)
6. Camus, Olivier: 1 article (07/2014)
7. Fourcade, Laurent: 1 article (07/2014)
8. Massoure, Pierre-Laurent: 1 article (07/2014)
9. Chenilleau, Marie-Caroline: 1 article (07/2014)
10. Gil, Jean-Marie: 1 article (07/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Commotio Cordis:
1. Performance-Enhancing SubstancesIBA
2. Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate)FDA Link
3. Silicon Dioxide (Sand)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Ion Channels (Ion Channel)IBA
5. EnzymesIBA
6. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)IBA
7. Paroxysmal ventricular fibrillationIBA
8. Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteriesIBA
9. APTIBA
10. tranilast (N 5')IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Defibrillators (Defibrillator)
2. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
3. Resuscitation
4. Induced Heart Arrest (Cardioplegia)
5. Protective Devices (Safety Device)