An Elite Athlete with Controversial Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
This 17-year-old male athlete underwent cardiovascular evaluation in our Institute for the first time in 1995, selected as member of the national swimming team, based on his excellent athletic results. In the personal history no cardiac symptoms or previous cardiovascular diseases were reported. The family history was negative for known cardiovascular diseases and sudden cardiac death in close relatives.
KeywordsCardiac Magnetic Resonance Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Left Ventricular Systolic Function Left Ventricular Cavity Maximum Wall Thickness
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