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No support for population screening with echocardiography

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4784 (Published 31 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4784

Echocardiographic screening didn’t save lives or help prevent strokes or heart attacks in a study in adults recruited from the general population of Tromso in Norway. International guidelines are right not to recommend it for risk assessment in …

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