[Sudden cardiac death in young athletes--causes, prevention and treatment].

Lior Zeller, Amit Nechushtan, Sergio L. Kobal, Naama Constantini

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    Abstract

    The sudden death of a young athlete is a tragic event which affects teammates, the local community and the medical community. In this review the authors present the main causes of sudden cardiac death and compare between pre-participation medical evaluation recommendations in the United States, Europe and Israel. Finally, the authors present the new approaches of promoting the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)515-518, 550
    JournalHarefuah
    Volume149
    Issue number8
    StatePublished - 1 Aug 2010

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