Publication details

Přínos klidového EKG při preventivní prohlídce sportovce

Title in English Contribution of resting ECG to preventive examinations
Authors

ADÁMKOVÁ Radka TOMÁŠKOVÁ Iva HRAZDIRA Luboš

Year of publication 2013
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Medicina sportiva Bohemica et Slovaca
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Citation
Field Other medical specializations
Keywords preventive examination of athletes; athlete's heart; cardiomyopathy; electrocardiogram; sudden death; ventricular fibrillation
Description The main objective, when the ECG of an athlete is examined, is to distinguish between physiological patterns that should cause no alarm and those that require action and/or additional testing to exclude (or confirm) the suspicion of an underlying cardiovascular condition carrying the risk of sudden death during sports. Given this resting ECG should be an essential pan of preventive examinations athletes.