Cost Implications of Using Different ECG Criteria for Screening Young Athletes in the United Kingdom

High false-positive rates and cost of additional investigations are an obstacle to electrocardiographic (ECG) screening of young athletes for cardiac disease. However, ECG screening costs have never been systematically assessed in a large cohort of athletes.

Harshil Dhutia MBBS, BSc, Aneil Malhotra MBBChir, MA, MSc, Vincent Gabus MD, Ahmed Merghani MBBS, BmedSci, Gherardo Finocchiaro MD, Lynne Millar MBBS, Rajay Narain MBBS, Michael Papadakis MD, MBBS, Huseyin Naci PhD, Maite Tome MD, PhD and Sanjay Sharma MD, MBChB, BSc
JACC (Journal of the American College of Cardiology), 2016-08-16, Volume 68, Issue 7, Pages 702-711, Copyright © 2016 American College of Cardiology Foundation

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