Sudden arrhythmic death and cardiomyopathy are important causes of sudden cardiac death in the UK: results from a national coronial autopsy database

Mary N Sheppard, Joseph Westaby, Emelia Zullo, Belmira V E Fernandez, Steve Cox, Alison Cox. Histopathology. 2023 Jun. Read the paper here. Abstract: Aims: Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is defined as natural unexpected death in witnessed cases occurring < 1 h and in unwitnessed cases as last seen alive < 24 h. SCD due to ischaemic heart disease (IHD) is frequent […]


Genetically determined cardiomyopathies at autopsy: the pivotal role of the pathologist in establishing the diagnosis and guiding family screening

Mary N Sheppard, Allard C van der Wal, Jytte Banner, Giulia d’Amati, Monica De Gaspari, Rosa De Gouveia, Cira Di Gioia, Carla Giordano, Maiken Kudahl Larsen, Matthew J Lynch, Joaquin Lucena, Pilar Molina, Sarah Parsons, M Paz Suarez-Mier, Stefania Rizzo, Simon Kim Suvarna, Wouter P Te Rijdt, Gaetano Thiene, Aryan Vink, Joseph Westaby, Katarzyna Michaud, […]


CRY Update Magazine Issue 87

Read Update 87 here! Issue 87 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2022. Our first piece of major news in this period came at the start of Heart Month in February, as we announced the renewal of our partnership with Sunrise Radio for another 12 months. Our


Update Magazine Issue 86

Read CRY Update 86 here Issue 86 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2021. There were a lot of major fundraising events in this four-month period after so many had been cancelled over the last two years due to the pandemic. This started with the Great North


CRY Update Magazine Issue 85

Read Update Magazine Issue 85 here Issue 85 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2021. From June, fundraising and screening levels started returning to pre-COVID levels as events around the country started picking up and we returned to holding regular screening events again. We also transformed the


CRY Update Magazine Issue 84

Read issue 84 of the CRY Update magazine here Issue 84 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2021. In February as Heart Month began, we introduced an exciting new fundraising initiative: the 25 Million Metre Challenge. Supporters could take part individually or in teams as we collectively