and a limited 2-D Echocardiogram (ECHO). Cardiologists will volunteer to interpret the heart scan tests and provide immediate results of parents/students that same morning.
Research shows that 1 in 250 youth are at risk for sudden cardiac death related issues. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and most cardiac abnormalities cannot be detected with a routine sports physical. In both 2014 and 2015, more than 200 students were screened at Play It Safe and 32 of those teens required additional follow up with a pediatric cardiologist.
Preregistration is required at the following link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/heart-screening-on-february-27-2016-at-longview-regional-medical-center-tickets-21109642509