A 16-Year-Old Female Runner with Prolonged QT Interval
A 16-year-old female long-distance runner underwent a cardiovascular evaluation as a part of pre-participation screening programme. She trained approximately 18 h per week and was competing at national level. She was asymptomatic and had no significant past medical history. She denied any regular use of medications or drugs. There was no family history of syncope, premature cardiovascular disease, epilepsy or sudden cardiac death in close relatives.
KeywordsSudden Cardiac Death Significant Past Medical History Premature Cardiovascular Disease Congenital LQTS Asymptomatic Athlete
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