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If you have a child with mitral valve prolapse (MVP) and
are concerned about your child playing in sports activities, talk with your
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that
participation in sports activities be based on the following
Rice RG and the Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness
(2008). Medical conditions affecting sports participation. Pediatrics, 121 (4): 841–848.
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
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