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To the Editor In a Viewpoint on cardiovascular screening, Dr Maron and colleagues1 argued that sudden cardiac death in athletes is rare, and therefore resources should be directed away from cardiovascular screening and toward other public health initiatives. Examples from Denmark were used to support the case. We assert that the statistical comparisons presented were not accurate.
Harmon KG, Drezner JA. Cardiovascular Screening for Young Athletes. JAMA. 2015;313(16):1673-1674. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3231