Individual Study / SCDY Denmark

Study of Sudden Cardiac Death in Young - Denmark

Study of Sudden Cardiac Death in Young - Denmark

Initiatives -
The aim of this investigation was to study the incidence of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in persons aged 1-35 years in a nationwide setting (5.38 million people) by systematic evaluation of all deaths. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2000

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Bo Gregers Winkel
    The Danish National Research Foundation Centre for Cardiac Arrhythmia (DARC)

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort

Marker Paper

Winkel BG, Holst AG, Theilade J, Kristensen IB, Thomsen JL, Ottesen GL, Bundgaard H, Svendsen JH, Haunsø S, Tfelt-Hansen J. Nationwide study of sudden cardiac death in persons aged 1-35 years. Eur Heart J. 2011 Apr;32(8):983-90. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehq428. Epub 2010 Dec 2.

PUBMED 21131293

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
625
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
All deaths in persons aged 1-35 years in Denmark in 2000-06.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other