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Question: can doctors test if heart attack or sudden cardiac death has occurred after the fact? i was having chest pain and suffered from what felt like a serious heart attack, since i have an implanted defibrillator/pacemaker it was ble to revive me before any seious damage happened. My cardiologist says he thinks i just fainted but i have fainted countless times in my life and has never felt this serious. I am scheduled for an echocardiogram in a few weeks will this show if a heart attack or sudden cardiac death happened 2 months after the fact?

Answer: yes i think that doctors can see in the autphsy the doctors can see if the person had a heart attack because of the damage in the heart...hope this helps

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