Academy of Finland
Funding decision
Name Huikuri, Heikki
Organisation OY
Project title
Novel Electrocardiographic Methods in Risk Profilinig of Sudden Cardiac Death
Decision No. 267435
Decision date 17.04.2013
Funding period 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2017
Funding 450 000
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Project description
Th research group has studied risk factors of sudden cardiac death, Main emphasis has been on studies of the role of standard electrocardiogram (ECG) as a predictors of sudden cardiac death in general population samples. We have also collected a large sample of victims of sudden cardiac death, From this population, DNAs have been exctracted and we haveobserved severale mutations causing strctural heart disease as causative factors of non-ischemic sudden cadiac death.