Search Tag: young competitive athletes (YCAs)

Cardiology Management

Novel SCD-screening Protocol Offers Advantages Over AHA Recommendations

2016 03 Oct

A new screening protocol for identifying young competitive athletes (YCAs) at risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) has been shown to offer advantages over the recommendations of American Heart Association (AHA), as its false-positive rate is less than half that of the AHA protocol. The study, carried out by researchers at the University of British Columbia,... Read more