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IMAGING Management

Focus on Sports Imaging for International Day of Radiology

2019 03 Oct

The pursuit of excellence by athletes in different sports has its bad side, as long hours of training and practice take a toll on their bodies and health. Luckily, imaging plays an increasingly important diagnostic role in sports medicine . You might also like: Imaging Plays a Key Role in Evaluating Injuries at the Olympics Some of the... Read more

Executive Health Management

CPSDA Annual Conference 2019

2019 20 May

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Cardiology Management

Participation in Competitive Sports Okay for Athletes with ICD

2017 11 Jun

Findings from a four-year study of athletes with implantable defibrillators (ICDs) confirms that competitive sports may be okay for many of these athletes. The findings are published in the journal Circulation. ICDs are commonly used in patients with arrhythmia. The American Heart Association issued a scientific statement in 2015 advising that participating... Read more

Cardiology Management

Reducing Sudden Cardiac Death During Sports

2014 15 Dec

Sudden cardiac death during sports has long been a source of concern for heart specialists. Cardiac arrest has been known to occur out of the blue in young, apparently healthy and athletic people. Last week, 250 of the world’s leading specialists met in Berlin at the 6th EURO VT/VF meeting to share their experiences and discuss new approaches... Read more