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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function, breathing and consciousness. The condition usually results from a problem with your heart's electrical system, which disrupts your heart's pumping action and stops blood flow to your body.

St. Luke’s Heart & Vascular Center offers the highest level of care for patients with cardiovascular disease – the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States and within Pennsylvania, affecting more than 25% of residents each year.

If you are looking for more information about this condition, please call 1-866-STLUKES and you will be connected to our Cardiovascular team who can make an appointment with a cardiologist, cardiac surgeon or vascular surgeon who can best care for you.