William O Roberts, MD, MS

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August 1st, 2013

Ask the Experts: Low SCD Incidence Among High School Athletes

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CardioExchange’s Erica Spatz asks William O. Roberts and Steven D. Stovitz about their research, published in JACC, on the incidence of sudden cardiac death among high school athletes in Minnesota. THE STUDY Researchers retrospectively assessed the incidence of sudden cardiac death (SCD) during Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) games and practices. Among nearly 4 million athletes (age […]

August 13th, 2012

Universal Screening for Dyslipidemia in Children: A Debate with Equipoise, but Tarnished by Industry Influence

James H. Stein, MD sounds a clarion about the influence of the medical industry on the debate over whether children should be universally screened for dyslipidemia, as recommended by recent guidelines.