ANNOUNCEMENT – SportsCardiologyBC to Present at 5th Annual Asian Preventive Cardiology & Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference

Dr. Michael Luong, Cardiology Fellow and team member at SportsCardiologyBC will be presenting preliminary results from SportsCardiologyBC's cornerstone study on screening young competitive athletes in B.C. for cardiovascular disease that can lead to sudden cardiac death. This study is the first of it's kind in Canada and has already yielded some incredibly important results. The [...]

By |August 15th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Screening Reduces Young Athletes’ Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

First Canadian study aims to develop effective and cost-efficient screening process Although tragic stories of young athletes dying from sudden cardiac death (SCD) during sporting events are very rare, the devastation of such events often misguidedly raises concerns around the safety of participating in sports, according to Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute researcher Dr. Saul [...]

By |August 7th, 2014|News|0 Comments