What are the histologic findings characteristic of sudden cardiac death in Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome?

Updated: Jan 08, 2017
  • Author: Christopher R Ellis, MD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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An extremely detailed postmortem assessment of histology from multiple sections around the AV ring may identify APs. However, this approach is impractical for assessment of every patient with unexplained sudden death.

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