A Young Canoeist with an Abnormal Electrocardiogram

  • Fernando Maria Di PaoloEmail author
  • Filippo M. Quattrini
  • Cataldo Pisicchio
  • Roberto Ciardo
  • Antonio Pelliccia


This is a 24-year-old male, elite canoeist, selected on the basis of best athletic results for inclusion in the Italian National Team. Personal history was negative for symptoms and known cardiovascular (CV) diseases. Family history was negative for CV diseases, and no sudden premature deaths had occurred in close relatives.


Ventricular Arrhythmia Right Ventricle Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy Ventricular Late Potential 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando Maria Di Paolo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Filippo M. Quattrini
    • 1
  • Cataldo Pisicchio
    • 1
  • Roberto Ciardo
    • 1
  • Antonio Pelliccia
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic CommitteeDepartment of Sports MedicineLargo Piero GabrielliItaly

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