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Evaluation of cardiac arrhythmia among athletes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20870195     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Due to the growing awareness of exercise-related arrhythmias and improved sensitivity of diagnostic modalities, physicians are increasingly faced with choices that may have life-changing impact for the athlete. This article surveys recent research and expert opinion addressing benign and pathogenic cardiac changes underlying arrhythmias in athletes.
Authors:
James Walker; Hugh Calkins; Saman Nazarian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2010-10-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of medicine     Volume:  123     ISSN:  1555-7162     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-24     Completed Date:  2011-01-14     Revised Date:  2014-01-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0267200     Medline TA:  Am J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1075-81     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / diagnosis*,  etiology*,  metabolism
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia / diagnosis,  etiology
Athletes*
Atrial Fibrillation / diagnosis,  etiology
Atrial Flutter / diagnosis,  etiology
Brugada Syndrome / diagnosis,  etiology
Cardiomegaly / diagnosis,  etiology
Catecholamines / metabolism
Commotio Cordis / diagnosis,  etiology
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / complications,  diagnosis
Death, Sudden, Cardiac / etiology
Heart / physiopathology*
Humans
Long QT Syndrome / diagnosis,  etiology
Myocardium / pathology*
Ventricular Fibrillation / diagnosis,  etiology
Ventricular Premature Complexes / diagnosis,  etiology
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome / diagnosis,  etiology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
K23 HL089333/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; K23 HL089333-01A2/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; K23HL089333/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Catecholamines
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Am J Med. 2011 Aug;124(8):e13; author reply e15   [PMID:  21722861 ]

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