"Screening cuts SCD (sudden cardiac death) rates by 89%":
This article was originally published in Clinica
Italian researchers have reported that routine screening for sudden cardiac death (SCD) in sportspersons significantly reduces the number of such cases. A team from Padua University analysed the results obtained over two decades across the Veneto region, where screening before sports events was introduced in 1982. It concluded that the systematic screening regime had reduced SCD mortality by 89%.
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