Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS), also known as sudden adult death syndrome, sudden unexpected/unexplained death syndrome (SUDS), is a sudden unexpected death of adolescents and adults, mainly during sleep. One relatively common type is known as Brugada syndrome. Sudden unexpected death syndrome is rare in most areas around the world. Jun 13, 2019 · Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is a loosely defined umbrella term for a series of cardiac syndromes that cause sudden cardiac arrest and possibly death.Author: Kimberly Holland.
This website outlines the possible causes of sudden death in young people and children. It concentrates on the medical conditions responsible for a sudden unexpected death where a definite cause cannot be found, even after a postmortem. This is called Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome, or SADS. Sep 26, 2018 · Brugada syndrome or ‘sudden adult death syndrome’ is a rare genetic condition causing the heart to stop. Find out more about sudden death syndrome. Top NavigationAuthor: Amanda Macmillan.
Nov 30, 2016 · Every week 12 young people die from a heart condition they didn't know they had - one of these could be Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome. The genetic heart condition is often passed down from parent to child, meaning each child of an affected parent has a 50 per cent chance of inheriting it.Author: ALANA MOORHEAD. Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome, or SADS, is when someone dies suddenly following a cardiac arrest and no obvious cause can be found. This affects around 500 people in the UK every year. We know that, in many cases, this is caused by an inherited heart condition and the person’s immediate family should be referred to a specialist genetics centre for assessment.