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Dr. Maria Sanz de la Garza
Dr. Marc Abuli
Dr. Laura Sanchis
Dr. Marta Sitges
A 50-year old female with no personal or family history of sudden cardiac death presented to our institution for a routine cardiovascular check-up. The athlete competed in air races nationally and internationally for the last 25 years. She reported no symptoms and no impairment of her physical performance. She does not take any medication and denied the use of illicit drugs.
Figure 1: 12-lead ECG
The resting ECG is normal, with training related changes including mild sinus bradycardia of 56 b.p.m and an incomplete bundle branch block:
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María Sanz-de la Garza MD, PhD, Laura Sanchis, MD, PhD , Marc Abuli, Marta Sitges, MD, PhD. For all authors: Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona
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