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Death due to massive heart attack. Heart tests normal three months back. Causes for death?

My father died of a massive heart attack while mowing the lawn. My brother found him and only left him about 20 minutes or so . He was 73 years old. He as just at the heart dr. the week before for his 3 month check up and all was good they said??? On his death certifcate, it says immediate I just want to know, did he suffer? was it quick do you think? I would like the truth... please be honest.
Asked On : Sat, 11 Aug 2012
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Heart diseases are one of the most common cause of death, at the age 73 his routine tests were normal. But it is well konwn fact person can have SCD that is sudden cardiac death .Unfortunately there is very little time and mostly they die before any medical help. In selected patient AICD is implanted automated implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.
Answered: Sat, 18 Aug 2012
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