Screening for Heart Defects in Young Athletes
Dr. Wesley Covitz: I don’t believe it’s practical to screen all athletes playing youth sports with sonograms and CT scans. But I do recommend screening children with symptoms, whether that’s chest pain or shortness of breath.
Dr. Wesley Covitz, pediatric cardiologist, discusses sudden death in student athletes and what signs parents should look for in their own children.
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