How to detect subtle ischemic heart disease in athletes or ex-athletes: a case report with a brief review


How to detect subtle ischemic heart disease in athletes or ex-athletes: a case report with a brief review


Massimo Bolognesi
ASL della Romagna – District of Cesena, Center for Sports Cardiology Medicine , Via Ungaretti 494 47521 Cesena (FC) Italy


American Journal of Clinical Research and Reviews

The identification and treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD) remain a great challenge for physicians in all the world. In this case report, the author explains how physicians can be able to detect a subtle coronary artery disease in otherwise healthy paucisymptomatic individuals, as athletes or ex-athletes, using only the exercise ECG stress (Ex-ECG) testing and clinical common sense, in the era of advanced technologies like cardiovascular imaging.


Keywords: Coronary Artery Disease, Atherosclerosis, Athletes, Electrocardiogram, Exercise ECG Stress TestingIntroduction

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Massimo Bolognesi. How to detect subtle ischemic heart disease in athletes or ex-athletes: a case report with a brief review. American Journal of Clinical Research and Reviews, 2017; 1:4.


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