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Diagnostic conundrums in Sports Cardiology

Dr Michael Papadakis, Sports Cardiology Quiz Section Editor

Sports Cardiology

 

The case

Description

  • 35-year-old Caucasian female football player underwent pre-participation cardiovascular screening.
  • She exercised for 10 hours per week.
  • She did not report any sinister cardiac symptoms, apart from feeling slightly more breathless than her teammates.
  • She was not on any regular medications and there was no family history of premature sudden cardiac death or cardiomyopathy.
  • Clinical examination was unremarkable. Her 12-lead ECG is presented below.

 

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References

Notes to editor

Dr Sabiha Gati, Cardiac Imaging Fellow, St George’s University of London
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