“Ecstasy” and Sudden Cardiac DeathSuarez Ronald V. M.D.; Riemersma, Richard M.D.The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology: December 1988 International Registry of Unusual Cases: PDF Only Abstract A case of an apparently natural death in association with the use of an MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is reported. The pathophysiology of the death and the pharmacology of the drug are presented. An overview of the certification of such cases is briefly presented © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.