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An athlete with repolarisation anomaly; Investigation, diagnosis and management

Dr Michael Papadakis, Sports Cardiology Quiz Section Editor

Sports Cardiology

 

The case

Description

  • A 17-year-old national rower underwent a 12 lead ECG (below) as part of pre-participation cardiac screening.
  • He was asymptomatic.
  • There was no significant past medical history or drug history.
  • His sister had died suddenly at the age of 22 years and a subsequent autopsy was reported as normal.
  • Cardiovascular examination was normal.

 


 

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References

Notes to editor

Dr Harshil Dhutia, Cardiology research fellow
Dr Michael Papadakis, Lecturer in Cardiology, St George’s University of London
Prof Sanjay Sharma, Professor of Clinical Cardiology, St George’s University of London