Every week 12 fit and healthy young people die from undiagnosed cardiac conditions in the UK. 1 in 300 young people have potentially life threatening condition and 1 in 100 have cardiac conditions that can cause problems in later life. Many of these issues can be diagnosed quickly and dealt with now.
Hidden hereditary heart defects are capable of causing sudden death and this screening can help determine any potential issues. The 12-lead ECG is the primary tool for diagnosis of heart conditions and for abnormal arrhythmias it is the gold standard test.
Further information is available at CRY – Cardiac Risk in the Young