Category Archives: HEART-FELT SCREENING

SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST IN SPORTS

Although SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST (SCA) occurs even at young ages and at rest, the likelihood of child and young adult SCA for those with underlying cardiovascular disease is increased by athletic participation. [9. Maron BJ, Epstein SE, Roberts WC. Causes of sudden death in competitive athletes. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1986;7(1):204–214] SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST RECOMMENDATIONS […]