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Vol. 4 - Num. 13

Special Articles

Sport preparticipation assessment (II)

M Chacón Castillo, R Ballesteros Massó, M González Pérez


Reference of this article: Chacón Castillo M, Ballesteros Massó R, González Pérez M. Sport preparticipation assessment (II). Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2002;4:123-138.

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Abstract

We discuss the strategy for the Preparticipation Sports Examination, and the health screening of young athletes, specially focussed to the cardiovascular screening, to rule out the most frequent causes of sudden death. We discuss the necessity of lab tests and other diagnostic tests to answer the question: is sports sudden death avoidable?

Keywords

Sports preparticipation assessment Sudden death

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