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Incidental findings in cardiovascular pre-participation screening programmes

Dr Michael Papadakis, Sports Cardiology Quiz Section Editor



The case


  • A 14 year old Caucasian boy had a 12-lead ECG performed as part of a voluntary cardiovascular screening event for young individuals. 
  • No symptoms, past medical history or significant family history. 
  • Played on average 3 hours of football and rugby per week.
  • His 12 lead ECG is presented below. 



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Notes to editor

Dr Andrew D’Silva, Cardiology Research 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