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August Heart Screening

AUGUSTHEART.ORG

BASIC INFORMATION  

August Heart screens students for HCM. HCM is the leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest in young people. HCM causes a thickening of the heart wall, and can lead to obstruction of blood flow and an erratic heart beat. Symptoms are not frequently identified. HCM effects 1 in 500 people.

SCREENING PROCESS

Screenings are free. A parental waiver must be signed prior to screening. The screening includes a 12-lead ECG and a limited 2-D echocardiogram. The screening process takes about 20 minutes, the entire process (registration, screening, checkout) takes about 45 minutes.

WHEN
September 22, 2012 at 9am - 1pm
WHERE
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
8109 Fredericksburg Rd
San Antonio, TX 78229
United States
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published this page in Cardiac Screenings 2012-09-05 13:44:37 -0700