Screening For Heart Disease In Children And Adolescents

Key Concepts in the Evaluation of Screening Approaches for Heart Disease in Children and Adolescents

  • Sudden cardiac death can be the first presentation for several cardiac conditions.
  • Communities sometimes seek supplementary screening strategies (electrocardiography, for example) in response to sudden cardiac death in children and adolescents.
  • Universal screening programs will require sound data and key stakeholder support.
Read the full article in Circulation
Circulation. 2012: published online before print April 30, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182579f25.

Supporting Materials
  • Commentary: Screening for Serious Cardiovascular Diseases in Children and Adolescents:  Does the evidence Support Going Forward AND Are We Able to "Pull It Off"? by Stuart Berger, MD, FAHA, FACC, FAAP, FHRS
  • Top 10 Things To Know
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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Apr 30, 2012 3:03 PM America/Chicago