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Athletes with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: can they return to competitive sports?

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  • Jordan M Prutkin Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology/Electrophysiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael J Ackerman Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases and Pediatric Cardiology, Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jonathan A Drezner Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jordan M Prutkin, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology/Electrophysiology, Center for Sports Cardiology, University of Washington, Box 356422, 1959 N.E. Pacific St., Seattle, WA 98195, USA; jprutkin{at}cardiology.washington.edu
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Prutkin JM, Ackerman MJ, Drezner JA
Athletes with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: can they return to competitive sports?

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  • Accepted November 10, 2015
  • First published January 4, 2016.
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January 04, 2016

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