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The Athlete's Heart 2007: diseases of the coronary circulation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17961797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The augmentation of myocardial function that accompanies vigorous exercise is dependent upon adequate coronary artery blood flow reserve. Coronary artery pathology may limit coronary blood flow and produce myocardial ischemia. The clinician charged with the care of athletes must have a high index of suspicion for underlying coronary artery pathology when faced with an individual with suggestive symptoms. This article discusses diseases of the coronary circulation relevant to athletes.
Aaron L Baggish; Paul D Thompson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0733-8651     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  2007 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-26     Completed Date:  2008-01-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  431-40, vi     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Circulation / physiology*
Coronary Disease* / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  physiopathology
Mass Screening / methods

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