Herz 2017 Feb 22. Epub 2017 Feb 22.
I. Medizinische Klinik, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim (UMM), Medizinische Fakultät Mannheim, Universität Heidelberg, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167, Mannheim, Deutschland.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) represents a common structural cause for developing cardiac arrest in older patients, whereas in young adults cardiac arrest is more often caused by cardiomyopathies and cardiac channelopathies. A structural heart disease is known in almost 50% of patients prior to cardiac arrest. The present review outlines current interventional and operative therapeutic options for patients surviving cardiac arrest. Read More