sports medicine http://kplu.org en College athletes urged to get high-tech heart test http://kplu.org/post/college-athletes-urged-get-high-tech-heart-test <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">College and high school athletes are typically in top physical shape. Except a few have an invisible heart condition that can lead to sudden cardiac arrest, where they drop dead on the court or field.</span></p><p>A new study by a group of physicians led by a team doctor for the University of Washington Huskies recommends all student athletes get a high-tech heart scan called an electrocardiogram, or EKG.</p><p>The catch is their doctors probably need additional training. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 17:24:50 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 8510 at http://kplu.org College athletes urged to get high-tech heart test