Evaluation of cardiac arrhythmia among athletes

James Walker, Hugh Calkins, Saman Nazarian

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1075-1081
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Medicine
Volume123
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

Keywords

  • Arrhythmia
  • Athletics
  • Exercise
  • Review
  • Syncope

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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