A 32 Year-Old Male Soccer Player with Chest Trauma

  • Deodato AssanelliEmail author
  • Evasio Pasini
  • Federica Ettori
  • Silvana Archetti
  • Sabrina Arondi


This is a 32-year-old male patient, who was non-obese, asymptomatic for angina, and a former smoker. Blood testing recently performed showed borderline total cholesterol level (210 mg/dL). The patient was a non-competitive soccer player with a training schedule of 6 h a week. The family history was positive for ischemic heart disease and deep venous thrombosis.


Ischemic Heart Disease Deep Venous Thrombosis Positive Family History Coronary Care Unit Competitive Sport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deodato Assanelli
    • 1
    Email author
  • Evasio Pasini
    • 2
  • Federica Ettori
    • 3
  • Silvana Archetti
    • 4
  • Sabrina Arondi
    • 5
  1. 1.Chair of Sport Medicine, Department of Surgical and Medical SciencesUniversity of BresciaMontichiariItaly
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyLumezzaneItaly
  3. 3.Divisione di CardiologiaSpedali CiviliItalia
  4. 4.Diagnostic DepartmentA.O. Spedali Civili BresciaItaly
  5. 5.Department of MedicineUniversity of BresciaItaly

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