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February 24th at the Championship Hearts Foundation Offices

Championship Hearts Foundation

Monday, February 24, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)

February 24th at the Championship Hearts Foundation...

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♥ Championship Hearts screens young athletes, ages 14-18, for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). Generally, one screening after age 15 is sufficient, unless cardiac symptoms are present.

♥ HCM causes a thickening of the heart wall, and can lead to obstruction of blood flow and an erratic heartbeat.

♥ HCM typically does not present any symptoms.

♥ HCM is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in young people.

♥ HCM effects roughly 1 in 500.


♥ A parental waiver must be signed in order for the athlete to receive a screening.

♥ Athletes should wear loose fitting clothing.

♥ Screening includes a 12-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) and a limited 2-D Echocardiogram (ECHO).

♥ The screening process typically takes approximately 20 minutes per student. NOTE: AVERAGE WAIT TIME VARIES.

♥ Screenings are offered at no charge. For those choosing to make an optional donation, $25 does help offset the cost to screen a student.

♥ Athletes may have the option to participate in the Texas Adolescent Athlete Heart Screening Registry (TAAHSR) research study. To participate, athletes and parents are informed of data collected, can ask questions, and must sign appropriate Consent documents. Study receives oversight from the Baylor College of Medicine Institutional Review Board.


♥ Championship Hearts Foundation is committed to reducing cardiovascular disease in Texas through education, awareness, and life-saving technology.

♥ Donations are appreciated and help to fund future screenings and other Foundation projects.



505 East Huntland Drive, Suite 150

Austin, Texas 78752


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Championship Hearts' Offices
505 East Huntland Drive
Suite 150
Austin, TX 78752

Monday, February 24, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)

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Championship Hearts Foundation


Championship Hearts Foundation (CHF) is a non-profit 501(c)3 agency focused on the prevention of sudden cardiac death by screening young athletes for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) and other cardiac abnormalities.


CHF wants to lead the nation in cost effective heart screenings for athletes through scientific research, community and professional education, and outreach and advocacy for making participation in sports safe.


To make Texas a model state for preventing death from cardiovascular disease.


CHF has over 15 years of experience conducting large-scale adolescent heart screenings. Recent collaborations with Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Texas School of Public Health, and an endorsement by the Texas Chapter of the American College of Cardiology are a testament to CHF's expertise.

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February 24th at the Championship Hearts Foundation Offices
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