Heart Screening Offered To Woodward, Ok Families

Top Quote In memory of her daughter, Anastasia Meyers, Shannon Cron has partnered with ATS HeartCheck to provide heart screenings for kids ages 8 to 25. End Quote
  • Kansas City, MO-KS (1888PressRelease) April 23, 2018 - August 12, 2016, the sudden loss of Anastasia Meyers shocked the Woodward community. Anastasia was only 14 and had a heart disorder called Long QT Syndrome. Long QT affects the heart by causing an irregular heart rhythm, often leading to an early death. After losing her daughter, Shannon learned although Long QT is a rare disorder over 7,000 kids in the U.S. die every year from undiagnosed heart conditions. To help other families avoid the pain of losing a child to a heart disorder that could be detected with proper testing, Shannon has partnered with ATS HeartCheck for the second year in a row, providing Woodward families with the chance to make sure their kids donít have a hidden defect putting them at risk.

    The ATS HeartCheck uses the most effective analytic tools to understand a heartís condition. We include blood pressure, electrocardiogram (EKG), and echocardiogram (heart ultrasound), all delivered by specially trained medical professionals certified in congenital and genetic heart conditions who make their living saving kids lives every day. You wonít find a better screening anywhere!

    Here are a few reasons why you should give careful consideration to signing your child up for an appointment.

    According to the American Heart Association, at least one-half million youth in the U.S. have some form of cardiac problem Ė thatís 1 in 100 kids.
    These problems range from minor performance issues to sudden cardiac arrest.
    This testing goes beyond the standard physical to uncover dangerous-hidden heart conditions.
    ATS is the most respected youth heart screening programs in the country.
    There are a limited number of appointments available so make your appointment before itís too late.

    To learn more about ATS and how we impact lives every day CLICK HERE

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