Table 4

Cause of death in relation to age group

CauseNo <35 yearsNo >35 years
Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease339
Myocarditis0 1
Aortic stenosis2
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy1
Congenital coronary artery anomaly1
Cardiac arrhythmia1
Multiple areas of fibrosis on myocardium (no definite diagnosis)1
“Cardiorespiratory failure due to inhalation of blood from gastric erosions. Gastric acid was probably also inhaled”1
“Cardiac arrest ensued on aspiration of stomach contents”1