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Echocardiographic Assessment in Elite Athletes
  1. Ramzi Y Khamis
  1. Imperial College
    1. Jamil Mayet (j.mayet{at}ic.ac.uk)
    1. Imperial College

      Abstract

      Intense, sustained physical activity results, over time, in physiological conditioning. In aiming to optimise cardiovascular performance, the heart undergoes quite dramatic changes. Some of these physiological changes, in particular those relating to myocardial hypertrophy, may mimic pathological states, which are well known to pose cardiovascular risk.

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