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MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, announced today the opening of the Chanin T.
Echocardiography with conventional M-mode and 2D modalities is a simple and cost effective way to increases the accuracy of pre-participation sports screening.
The symptoms of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy are often dismissed, and the condition remains undiagnosed, until a young person experiences a cardiac arrest resulting in death.
The risk of cardiovascular sudden death was very small and only about 30% of the incidence were due to diseases that could be reliably detected by pre-participation screening, even with 12-lead ECGs.
While ensuring the safety of high school and college athletes is hardly controversial, the method and associated costs of doing so are hotly debated.
Relatives of young people who have died suddenly from a heart-related problem are at greatly increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
A new study suggests that echocardiography be included as part of screenings to help identify student athletes with heart problems that could lead to sudden death.