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Commotio cordis - under-recognized in Europe? a case report and review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21450657     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This case and the review illustrate the induction of a sudden collapse of a football player secondary to a blow to his chest (commotio cordis) [CC]. The article argues that CC probably is under recognized in Europe and cautions that the mounting intensity and speed inherent in modern sports possibly increase the likeliness of CC in the future. If CC occurs, immediate cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automatic external defibrillator should be used.
Authors:
Erik Ekker Solberg; Bernt Inge Embrå; Mats Börjesson; Johan Herlitz; Domenico Corrado
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1741-8275     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101192000     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Norway.
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