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Sudden cardiac death in young athletes
  1. Sandeep Basavarajaiah1,
  2. Ajay Shah2,
  3. Sanjay Sharma1
  1. 1University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham, London, UK
  2. 2King’s College Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr S Sharma
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Lewisham, Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6LH, UK; ssharma21{at}hotmail.com

Abstract

Most cases of sudden cardiac death in young athletes (<35 years) are caused by inherited cardiomyopathies, notably hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

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  • Competing interests: None declared.

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