Risk Stratifying Younger Athletes for Sudden Cardiac Arrest
In this podcast, Jonathan H. Kim MD, MSc, talks about the prevalence of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) among younger athletes, how to risk stratify this population, and the controversy around using electrocardiogram imaging in standard care.
Jonathan H. Kim MD, MSc, is the chief of Sports Cardiology at Emory University; an adjunct assistant professor in the Division of Applied Physiology at the Georgia Institute of Technology; and the head team cardiologist for Emory Athletics, Georgia Tech Athletics, Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Braves, and Atlanta Dream.
- Kim JH, Malhotra R, Chiampas G, et al; Race Associated Cardiac Arrest Event Registry (RACER) Study Group. Cardiac arrest during long-distance running races. N Engl J Med. 2012;366(2):130-140. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1106468.
- About Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation. https://www.sca-aware.org/about-sca. Accessed November 15, 2019.
- Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness. Heart Rhythm Society. https://www.hrsonline.org/patient-resources/sudden-cardiac-arrest-sca-awareness. Accessed November 15, 2019.