Chapter 28. Cardiovascular Causes of Sudden Death, Preparticipation Screening, and Criteria for Disqualification in Young Athletes

  1. Barry J. Maron MD
  1. Barry J. Maron MD

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987469.ch28

Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

How to Cite

Maron, B. J. (2004) Cardiovascular Causes of Sudden Death, Preparticipation Screening, and Criteria for Disqualification in Young Athletes, in Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (ed B. J. Maron), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987469.ch28

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:

  • preparticipation screening;
  • cardiovascular diseases;
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy;
  • heterogeneous expression;
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions and background

  • Causes of sudden death in athletes

  • Screening and preparticipation detection of cardiovascular abnormalities

  • Scope of the problem

  • Eligibility considerations for athletes with known cardiovascular disease

  • Appendix