Sports Cardiology Essentials: Evaluation, Management and Case Studies

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Christine E. Lawless
Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 9, 2010 - Medical - 465 pages

This book presents an invaluable symptoms-based approach to sports cardiology for sports medicine physicians, primary care physicians, and cardiologists. Edited by an authority in the field, the text offers sought-after insight on the cardiac health of athletes. Case studies are featured throughout to further understanding and the integration of concepts into daily practice. With contributions by both sports medicine physicians and cardiologists, this timely book bridges the gap between disciplines and is an unparalleled resource for those looking to effectively manage the cardiac health of active patients.

 

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Contents

Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes Scope of the Problem and Emergency Response
3
Cardiovascular Screening of Athletes Focused Exam Electrocardiograms and Limited Echocardiograms
23
Echocardiography and Advanced Cardiac Imaging in Athletes
44
Exercise Training and Prescription
63
Role of Genetic Testing for Sudden Death Predisposing Heart Conditions in Athletes1
85
Shortness of Breath
102
Chest Pain in the Athlete Differential Diagnosis Evaluation and Treatment
115
The Collapsed Athlete
141
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
248
Commotio Cordis Practical Aspects in Sports
269
Coronary Artery Anomalies and Sports Activities
277
Participation in Sports for the Athlete with the Marfan Syndrome
299
Congenital Heart Disease Exercise and Sports Participation
313
Athlete with a Device Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators and Pacemakers
332
Long QT Syndrome and Other Channelopathies
345
Cardiac Effects of Ergogenic Aides and Supplements
371

Syncope Presyncope in the Competitive Athlete
162
Electrophysiological Approach to Syncope and NearSyncope in the Athlete
181
Heart Murmurs
213
Management of Hypertension in Athletes
235
ReturntoPlay Decisions in Athletes with Cardiac Conditions Guidelines and Considerations
387
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Christine E. Lawless, MD, MBA, FACC. Section Director of Preventive and Sports Cardiology, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH

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