Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a situation when the heart suddenly stops beating. It can happen to anyone, even those without a history of heart disease, and can lead to death within minutes if not treated promptly. Many youngsters are losing their lives to sudden cardiac arrest, especially in this post COVID-era.

Symptoms of SCA may include sudden loss of consciousness, no breathing, and no pulse. The initial treatment priority for cardiac arrest is to restore normal heart rhythm. Treatment for SCA usually involves the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver an electric shock to the heart to restore normal rhythm. In some cases, medication or other treatments may be necessary.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Cardiac Arrest

Depending on the cause of the cardiac arrest and overall patient health, a treatment plan is devised. Passionate about preventive care and treatment of sudden cardiac arrest, heart specialist in Chennai- Dr. DCR has shared his expert knowledge on the topic through various NEWS channels. (link) Taking his interest in the field a notch higher, he also collaborates with International Rotary club to educate and equip various communities with the life saving technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Refer to these links below and listen to some of the most interesting talks on the subject by Dr. DCR, the best cardiologist doctor in Chennai. For any further queries or doubts, do not hesitate to ask questions on the chat box or find cardiothoracic surgeon near me.

Awareness Activities About
Sudden Cardiac Arrest

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Dr Deep Chandh Raja, being a cardiac electrophysiologist, has special interests to propagate awareness in sudden cardiac arrest. He is part of various campaigns on sudden cardiac arrest.

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