All such cases should end up with molecular autopsy
Dr KK Aggarwal
President HCFI and IPNP IMA
- When an adolescent dies unexpectedly, an assessment of the cardiac anatomy is essential via autopsy.
- Histologic examination can find cardiomyopathic conditions.
- Arrhythmia as a cause of death cannot be assessed on post-mortem examination.
- If a cardiac anatomic explanation for sudden death is not found (autopsy-negative
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