EKG exams for student athletes debated

By Lisa M. Larson

UMass Medical School Communications

September 29, 2011
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Darshak Sanghavi, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics and chief of pediatric cardiology at UMass Memorial Health Care, and David Kane, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, talked to the Telegram & Gazette about whether electrocardiograms should be required for young athletes. The issue arose after the tragic death of a 12-year-old boy this summer at a Holden soccer camp who was taking part in a low-impact drill when he collapsed.

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