Tag: International Journal Of Cardiovascular Sciences

Electrocardiogram in the Pre-Exercise Evaluation of Children and Adolescents

Photo of a person lying on a hospital bed. He has no shirt and electrodes attached to his body. Next to the stretcher, an electrocardiograph producing a paper with the patient's heartbeat.

The electrocardiogram (ECG) has a crucial role in the early identification of risks, particularly in children and adolescents. Detection of cardiac alterations in 3.3% of asymptomatic participants, despite no personal or family history of heart disease, highlights the importance of ECG in ensuring the cardiac well-being of young individuals. Read More →