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March 30, 2011

posted Jun 9, 2011, 12:03 PM by Pat Shuff
Screening Essential for Young Athletes - www.torontosun.com

I recently received a question via iPhone App from a mother who was concerned about the recent discussions in both the media and the medical community about sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes.

Each year, millions of kids participate in sports. The tragedy of a sudden death in an otherwise "presumably healthy" child causes not only sadness, but also deep concern as to how the death might have been prevented. Doctors are often asked, "Isn't there a test or something to prevent this?"

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