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FREE Heart Screening @ Mission Trail Baptist Hospital on June 16, 2012

AugustHeart

Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)

FREE Heart Screening @ Mission Trail Baptist Hospital...

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BASIC INFORMATION

♥ AugustHeart screens students, ages 14-18, for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM).

♥ 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.


SCREENING PROCESS

♥ 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.

♥ Screenings are offered at no charge.

♥ 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.


FOUNDATION INFORMATION

♥ AugustHeart strives to prevent sudden cardiac death in students, ages 14-18, in Bexar County and South Central Texas by providing free heart screenings.

♥ Donations are appreciated and help to fund AugustHeart programming.

Parental Waiver - English (Espanol)

Photo Waiver - English (Espanol)


AUGUSTHEART

755 East Mulberry Avenue, Suite 101

San Antonio, Texas  78212

210-841-9207

info@augustheart.org


CHAMPIONSHIP HEARTS FOUNDATION

9442 Capital of Texas Highway North, Arboretum Plaza One, Suite 500

Austin, Texas 78759

512-340-7313

888-884-6945 (Toll Free)

info@championshipheartsfoundation.org

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When & Where


Mission Trail Baptist Hospital
3333 Research Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78235

Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)


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AugustHeart

AugustHeart, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that strives to prevent sudden cardiac death in students, ages 14-18, in San Antonio and surrounding counties by providing free heart screenings.

For more information, please visit our website at http://augustheart.org

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