Sports Cardiology Essentials

Evaluation, Management and Case Studies

  • Christine E. Lawless

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes: Application of appropriate cardiac evaluation and treatments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Eric E. Coris, Steve Walz, Anne B. Curtis, Frances Sahebzamani, Kira Zwygart
      Pages 3-22
    3. Aaron L. Baggish, Kibar Yared, Malissa J. Wood, Adolph M. Hutter
      Pages 45-61
    4. Steven J. Keteyian, John R. Schairer
      Pages 63-84
    5. Andrew P. Landstrom, David J. Tester, Michael J. Ackerman
      Pages 85-100
  3. The Athlete with Signs and Symptoms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Jonathan P. Parsons
      Pages 103-114
    3. John M. MacKnight, Dilaawar J. Mistry
      Pages 115-139
    4. Sanjeev Malik, George Chiampas, William O. Roberts
      Pages 141-161
    5. Chad A. Asplund, Francis G. O’Connor, Benjamin D. Levine
      Pages 163-179
    6. Rakesh Gopinathannair, Brian Olshansky
      Pages 181-212
    7. Robert E. Poley, Bryan M. White
      Pages 213-234
    8. Shafeeq Ahmed, Paul D. Thompson
      Pages 235-246
  4. Specific Cardiac Diseases and Return to Play Decisions in Athletes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. Paul Sorajja, Steve R. Ommen
      Pages 249-268
    3. Iwona Cygankiewicz, Wojciech Zareba
      Pages 345-370
    4. Holly J. Benjamin, Joseph A. Congeni
      Pages 371-385
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 403-412

About this book


Sports Cardiology Essentials: Evaluation, Management and Case Studies is a comprehensive resource for any physician responsible for the cardiac health of active or athletic patients. The first section of the book discusses the basics of sudden cardiac arrest in athletes, including screening and echocardiography. The second section is divided into chapters that address particular signs and symptoms, such as shortness of breath or syncope/presyncope. The third section is written to address the needs of athletes with particular cardiac diseases, including: • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy • Coronary artery anomalies • Marfan syndrome • Congenital heart disease Case studies and illustrations are included throughout the text to facilitate quick application of the information presented into a reader’s daily practice. Sports Cardiology in Practice is sure to be a staple for sports medicine physicians, primary care physicians, cardiologists, or coaches.


Athlete Electrophysiology Heart Sudden Death

Editors and affiliations

  • Christine E. Lawless
    • 1
  1. 1.Sports Cardiology Consultants, LLCChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-92774-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-92775-6
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