Association of Sexual Intercourse With Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Individuals

JAMA Cardiology

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What The Study Did: Researchers reviewed 6,800 cases of sudden cardiac death in the United Kingdom to determine the age, rate and association of cardiac conditions with sudden death during or immediately after sexual intercourse.

Authors: Mary N. Sheppard, M.B.B.C.H., B.A.O., B.Sc., M.D., of St. George’s University of London, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2021.5532)

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