Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the number one killer in the United States, claiming the lives of more than 300,000 Americans every year. Thus, it is important for heart failure specialists to be knowledgeable about strategies to prevent, manage risk for, and treat conditions leading to sudden cawrdiac death. These topics and more are covered in this issue.
Daoud, Emile Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, Columbus, Ohio
Ross Heart Hospital
Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University.