Incorporation of screening echocardiography in the preparticipation exam.

@article{Weidenbener1995IncorporationOS,
  title={Incorporation of screening echocardiography in the preparticipation exam.},
  author={Erich Weidenbener and Michael D Krauss and Bruce Frank Waller and Charles P. Taliercio},
  journal={Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          86-9
        }
}
  • Erich Weidenbener, Michael D Krauss, +1 author Charles P. Taliercio
  • Published in
    Clinical journal of sport…
    1995
  • Medicine
  • We sought to evaluate the economic aspects and benefits of adding a limited screening echocardiogram to our annual athletic preparticipation examinations. It was our belief that this screening echocardiogram would add valuable information beyond the history and physical exam alone and could be included in our station-by-station format with little increase in time or cost. Controversy exists concerning the best method of detecting cardiovascular conditions that may predispose the athlete to… CONTINUE READING

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