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Sudden cardiac death in young athletes


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

  • ARVC, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
  • HCM, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • LQTS, long QT syndrome
  • LVH, left ventricular hypertrophy
  • SCD, sudden cardiac death

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