Saints awaiting third opinion on Nick Fairley’s career-threatening heart condition

June 9th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, News & Events|

Saints awaiting third opinion on Nick Fairley's career-threatening heart condition BY JOSH KATZENSTEIN, NOLA.COM jkatzenstein@nola.com The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Saints are Read More...

Study confirms that competitive sports may be okay for many athletes with ICDs

June 7th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, News & Events|

Four-year follow-up confirms that participation in competitive sports may be okay for many athletes with implanted cardioverter defibrillators American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Read More...

Former NBA player died of an enlarged heart, autopsy says

May 23rd, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Charles Shackleford died of an enlarged heart, autopsy says BY ABBIE BENNETT abennett@newsobserver.com Former N.C. State basketball standout Charles Shackleford died Read More...

Pulmonary Embolism Cause of Death for 13 Year Old in Pennsylvania

May 22nd, 2017|athletics, blood clots, cardiovascular conditions|

Photo Credit: wpxi.com Ringgold Middle School student dies suddenly wpxi.com WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa. - A 13-year-old Ringgold Middle School student Read More...

Justin faced almost certain death from his heart abnormality had it not been discovered

May 12th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, Parents, Wimbledon Athletics|

Photo Courtesy of Lilly Corbett Justin Corbett will be able to play football someday because intuition and perseverance led to a Read More...

Major League Soccer Player Back on the Field following Heart Diagnosis

May 10th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions|

Toronto FC’s Drew Moor on field after heart scare Reds defender had an ablation to restore normal heart rhythm after irregular heartbeat Read More...

Student with Undiagnosed Long QT Survives Sudden Cardiac Arrest

May 10th, 2017|cardiovascular conditions, education, SCA|

Harcum student will graduate thanks to LM officers who saved her life A daughter is giving her mother a priceless Mother’s Read More...

Peripheral artery disease becoming more prevalent but quality of care needs improvement

May 5th, 2017|cardiovascular conditions, heart disease|

Quality of care for peripheral artery disease is low medicalxpress.com Less than half of individuals with peripheral artery disease, which is Read More...

AATS Consensus Statement brings renewed attention to #2 cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes

April 21st, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, Wimbledon Athletics|

New recommendations for testing and treatment of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery (AAOCA) published in the Journal of Thoracic Read More...

High School Baseball Player Pitches Again after Heart Condition causes Cardiac Arrest

April 17th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Photo Credit: ketv.com North senior shows determination to return to mound after cardiac arrest After a medical scare last August, Read More...

Safety precautions take pro athlete LaMarcus Aldridge out of the game indefinitely due to irregular heartbeat

March 13th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, News & Events|

San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge will be out of the game indefinitely due to a minor heart arrhythmia, according to the San Read More...

Ohio high school student athlete plays again after heart condition treated

March 3rd, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Photo Credit: Peyton Neely, The Marrietta Times Frontier teen copes with heart condition Peyton Neely, Marietta Times NEW MATAMORAS–Frontier High School Read More...

Soccer Player Back on the Field Following Heart Condition Diagnosis

February 23rd, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions|

Photo Source: Medical City Healthcare Doctors Detect Heart Problem in Youth Soccer Player By Bianca Castro One of the more common Read More...

Managing a Heart Condition Begins with Knowledge

February 15th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, education, Wimbledon Athletics|

Managing a Heart Condition Begins with Knowledge Not every heart abnormality means a student athlete must stop all physical activity due Read More...

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association founder Lisa Salberg gets new heart

February 10th, 2017|cardiovascular conditions, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, News & Events|

Heart transplant recipient likes the new silence Matt Fagan , Staff writer Heart advocacy group founder gets a new heart The silence was the Read More...

Undiagnosed Cardiovascular Conditions Affect Young Lives Worldwide

February 6th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, education|

The sudden death gene dailymail.co.uk Hundreds of thousands of people are living with a faulty gene that puts them at risk Read More...

PFO, a common heart condition, can cause strokes – here’s one young woman’s story

February 3rd, 2017|blood clots, cardiovascular conditions, heart disease|

This fit young woman was having strokes, and doctors didn’t know why The Washington Post As Diana Hardeman climbed into a Read More...

Isaiah Austin, diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, says he can return to basketball

December 1st, 2016|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, News & Events|

Isaiah Austin, diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, says he can return By ESPN.COM NEWS SERVICES via ESPN Nov 30, 2016, 8:52 PM Read More...

Stop Blood Clots, Saves Lives

October 13th, 2016|athletics, blood clots, cardiovascular conditions|

Today is World Thrombosis Day. Join the global movement to help stop deadly clots and save lives!  What is Thrombosis? Thrombosis Read More...

Chris Bosh failed physical after more blood clot complications

September 23rd, 2016|athletics, blood clots, cardiovascular conditions|

Chris Bosh Fails Physical After More Blood Clot Complications Chris Bosh has failed his preseason physical and will not be cleared to Read More...

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