Does all radiation affect the heart or only radiation targeting in areas around the heart?

Does all radiation affect the heart or only radiation targeting in areas around the heart?

Dr. Bryan King talks more about whether all radiation or only some can affect the heart.

Is a cancer patient monitored for cardiotoxicity after cancer treatments?

Is a cancer patient monitored for cardiotoxicity after cancer treatments?

Dr. Bryan King talks more about whether cancer patients are monitored for cardiotoxicity after cancer treatments.

What is the progression of care for an athlete who experiences commotio cordis?

What is the progression of care for an athlete who experiences commotio cordis?

Dr. Jeffrey Rayborn talks about how follow-up care will check for any underlying heart conditions.

What types of cardiac issues can be identified with the current cardiac screening model?

What types of cardiac issues can be identified with the current cardiac screening model?

Dr. Jeffrey James talks more about heart conditions in student athletes that screenings can uncover.

What would disqualify an athlete from being able to return to athletics?

What would disqualify an athlete from being able to return to athletics?

Dr. Jeffrey James talks about how cardiologists decide if an athlete is healthy enough to play.

Is commotio cordis preventable?

Is commotio cordis preventable?

Dr. Jeffrey Rayborn talks about some ways to protect against commotio cordis.

Should all athletes have more advanced cardiac screenings?

Should all athletes have more advanced cardiac screenings?

Dr. Sean Convery talks about why advanced heart screening is not appropriate for every athlete.

Who should be performing the EKG tests?

Who should be performing the EKG tests?

Dr. Sean Convery talks more about EKG screenings and reading the results for student athletes.

How is commotio cordis treated?

How is commotio cordis treated?

Dr. Jeffrey Rayborn talks about how treatment within 3 minutes can save a life.

Can you identify cardiac issues through auscultation, blood pressure and pulse rate?

Can you identify cardiac issues through auscultation, blood pressure and pulse rate?

Dr. Jeffrey James talks about how a physical exam and medical history work together to uncover potential heart issues.

What is the concern about interpreting results from EKGs performed on high school athletes?

What is the concern about interpreting results from EKGs performed on high school athletes?

Dr. Sean Convery talks about who should read EKG results for student athletes.

What types of cardiac issues would be picked up with more advanced testing (EKG)?

What types of cardiac issues would be picked up with more advanced testing (EKG)?

Dr. Jeffrey James talks how EKGs can uncover potential heart issues in student athletes.