Preventing sudden cardiac death? NU prof. advocates new heart pre-screening test for athletes
WGBH - 04/01/2016
Dr. Gian Corrado, head team physician at Northeastern University, and Associate Fellowship Director for Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s hospital, discussed with WGBH host Bob Seay his recent development for new pre-participation screening for athletes using portable ultra-sound technology.
Dr. Corrado says, “traditionally athletes are screened through a physical and risk factors, and if there are no red flags, generally a doctor clears them to play which is a poor screening method.”