Chapter 27. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Identification with the Italian Preparticipation Athlete Screening Program

  1. Barry J. Maron MD
  1. Domenico Corrado MD,
  2. Cristina Basso MD, PhD,
  3. Maurizio Schiavon MD and
  4. Gaetano Thiene MD

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987469.ch27

Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

How to Cite

Corrado, D., Basso, C., Schiavon, M. and Thiene, G. (2004) Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Identification with the Italian Preparticipation Athlete Screening Program, in Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (ed B. J. Maron), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987469.ch27

Editor Information

  1. Director, The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405117326

Online ISBN: 9780470987469

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Keywords:

  • arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy;
  • atherosclerotic coronary artery disease;
  • myocarditis;
  • marfan syndrome;
  • brugada syndromes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Screening protocols in the USA and Italy

  • Results of the Italian preparticipation screening

  • Identification of young competitive athletes with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

  • Prevention of sport-related sudden death due to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments