Dr. Koutures Speaking at January 2015 CHOC Children's Sports Cardiology Conference
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We have exciting news about our upcoming Sports Cardiology & Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the Young on Friday-Saturday, January 23-24, 2015.
Keynote Speaker, Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD, from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota will be participating several times throughout our 2-day conference and giving his keynote address: State of the Molecular Autopsy Following SCD on Saturday morning.
Dr. Koutures will speak on Heat Stroke: When Is It and When Is It Not? with emphasis on Prevention and Management of Exertional Heat Illness, Sickle Trait Collapse, Exertional Rhabdomyolysis and Exertional Hyponatremia.
The conference will create an opportunity for all those involved in the care of athletes and young individuals in general to gain up to date education relating to the cardiovascular effects of athletic
training as well as the diagnosis and management of individuals with inherited cardiac diseases, with the goal of preventing tragic young sudden deaths in the future.
This biennial event attracts the world's leading experts on sports cardiology and sudden cardiac death in the young.
The aim of this conference is to draw together experts in the fields of sports cardiology, inherited cardiac diseases and sudden cardiac death in the young, who will discuss contemporary topics and developments in their respective fields.
One of the outcomes from this meeting will be to publish national guidelines on the "Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the Young." A special panel discussion on Friday afternoon will directly impact these guidelines.