Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes and Young Adults

David S. Owens, MD, MS, has encountered a number of young people that have had sudden cardiac arrest and have fortunately been resuscitated and have survived, but he knows there’s a number of people who never make it to his clinic and have the same type of heart disease. This lecture focuses on the issues surrounding sudden cardiac arrest, some of the controversies, and the best methods of screening. 


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David Owens, MD, MS

David Owens, MD, MS

Assistant Professor within the Division of Cardiology and Director of the UW Cardiovascular Genetics and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinics

Dr. Owens is a UW assistant professor within the Division of Cardiology. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and specializes in inherited heart disorders, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and sports cardiology. He directs the UW Cardiovascular...

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