Latest Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Screening Stories

2011-04-04 15:00:00

Study Highlights: -- About one in 44,000 college athletes each year suffers sudden cardiac death -- more than previous estimates -- New calculations of young athletes' risk might influence guidelines for health screenings DALLAS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About one in 44,000 National Collegiate Athletic Association athletes has sudden cardiac death each year, according to a new study in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. (Logo:...

2011-03-28 00:00:28

Sudden Heart Attacks is the leading cause of medical fatalities to student athletes however, most communities are ill equipped to handle a cardiac crisis Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 26, 2011 Sports For Life, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides sports camps for youth has decided to take a stand against the fatalities of athletes due to sudden heart attacks.

2011-03-17 20:10:27

A pilot study in healthy children and adolescents shows that it is feasible to screen for undiagnosed heart conditions that increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

2010-10-01 14:00:25

Head to head: Can electrocardiographic screening prevent sudden death in athletes?

2010-09-14 22:22:46

An abrupt, fatal heart attack in a young athlete on the playing field is a tragedy destined to repeat itself over and over until more is understood about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a genetic disorder that is the most common cause of sudden death in young people but which affects people of all ages.

2010-08-25 01:50:13

Transplant surgery to correct the most common type of genetic heart disease yields similar short-term and potentially greater long-term survival rates as transplant surgery for other heart diseases.

2010-03-02 08:45:00

Each year, two in every 100,000 young athletes succumb to sudden cardiac death, fueling a debate over what constitutes a comprehensive health screening prior to sports participation.

2010-02-04 09:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Mary Gill went to bed that night, nothing would have made anyone think heart disease -- not even Mary. She was thin and 42 years old.

2010-02-01 07:30:00

The HCMA Says a Simple Genetic Test Can Tell For Sure HIBERNIA, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a genetic disease that causes the heart muscle to become abnormally large.

2009-01-26 06:00:00

Though HCM Symptoms Identified, Versus Men NEW YORK, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a genetic heart disease that creates a thickening of the heart wall muscle and is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in children and young adults (<40).

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