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Heart Screening on July 9th

Monday, Jul 9, 2012 6:00p

Basic Information
♥ CHF screens young athletes, ages 14-18, for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). Generally, one screening after age 15 is sufficient, unless cardiac symptoms are present.
♥ HCM causes a thickening of the heart wall, and can lead to obstruction of blood flow and an erratic heartbeat.
♥ HCM typically does not present any symptoms.
♥ HCM is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in young people.
♥ HCM effects roughly 1 in 500.
Screening Process
♥ A parental waiver ( en Espanol )
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Location & Nearby Info
Championship Hearts Foundation Offices
9442 N. Capital of Texas Hwy.
Austin, TX 78759
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