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Gene associated with sudden cardiac death identified by ICD monitoring — ScienceDaily

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150831101525.htm

Very early finding shows that amongst patients who have an implanted cardiac defibrillator there are two genes are more common in those who go on to have a potentially fatal ventricular arrhythmia. This genetic distribution appears to be seen in the general population too and this raisers the prospect of identifying some high/ higher risk individuals.