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2018 Play For Patrick Bantam Hockey Tournament Heart Screen Recap

By Mike Schoonover, 02/04/18, 10:15AM CST


159 youth screened!

Out of 159 tournament players & siblings screened:

  • 122 Normal
  • 5 Normal with minor variant
  • 19 Elevated Blood Pressure after 2nd check
  • 13 Abnormal
    • 5 Family History Early Sudden Cardiac Death
    • 1 Right Bundle Branch Block
    • 1 Right Axis Deviation
    • 2 Bicuspid Aortic Valve
    • 1 Coarctation of Aorta
    • 1 ASD/Stretched PFO
  • Nearly 200 kids & parents learned how to perform CPR & use an AE

Thank you to Eagan Civic Arena Manager Mark Vaugh and his staff for the great space, Eagan & Eastview Youth Hockey Associations, tournament committee and committee directors Tony Maurer (EVHA), Mindy Rutzick & Mike Jelen (Eagan) for putting this fine tournament together and all of the tournament participants.

Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers who help us save young lives and all who donated money to help us cover our expenses, fund future events and equipment upgrades.

Thanks to @Philips Electronics, Jason Anderson and his team for loaning us 6 Phillips Echo units.  It made our P4P echo team happy and gave us great images of young hearts.

Special Thanks to Dr. Mary Johnson, @ummedschool Dr. Kieran Leong, Dr. Suma Konety and @umnmedschool Dr. & P4P Medical Director Elisabeth Heal for sharing their time, knowledge and advice with the families.

We say it often, but is means so much we are honored and humbled for your continued support!

Our next screen is Saturday April 21st. at Prior Lake High School.  Stay tuned for details.

Play For Patrick Team

Gayle, Mike, Liz, Mark, Joan, Tung, Samantha, and Eric