Sports Cardiology Essentials: Evaluation, Management and Case Studies

Paperback | November 10, 2010

EditorChristine E. Lawless

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This book presents an invaluable symptoms-based approach to sports cardiology for sports medicine physicians, primary care physicians, and cardiologists. Edited by an authority in the field, the text offers sought-after insight on the cardiac health of athletes. Case studies are featured throughout to further understanding and the integration of concepts into daily practice. With contributions by both sports medicine physicians and cardiologists, this timely book bridges the gap between disciplines and is an unparalleled resource for those looking to effectively manage the cardiac health of active patients.

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This book presents an invaluable symptoms-based approach to sports cardiology for sports medicine physicians, primary care physicians, and cardiologists. Edited by an authority in the field, the text offers sought-after insight on the cardiac health of athletes. Case studies are featured throughout to further understanding and the inte...

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Sports Cardiology Essentials: Evaluation, Management and Case Studies is a comprehensive resource for any physician responsible for the cardiac health of active or athletic patients. The first section of the book discusses the basics of sudden cardiac arrest in athletes, including screening and echocardiography. The second section is ...

Christine E. Lawless, MD, MBA, FACC. Section Director of Preventive and Sports Cardiology, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:475 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:November 10, 2010Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387927743

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Diagnostic Tools and Treatments: Overview of Sports Cardiology, Sudden Death, and Sudden Cardiac Arrest.- Preparticipation Exam, Cardiac Screening, and ECGs in Athletes.- Advanced Cardiac Imaging in Athletes.- Electrophysiologic Testing and Ablation in Athletes.- Part 2. Symptoms-Based Diagnosis: Shortness of Breath.- Chest Pain.- Syncope and Collapse.- Dizziness and Hypotension.- Palpitations.- Heart Murmurs.- Part 3. Cardiac Diseases and Disorders: Sudden Cardiac Arrest: AEDs and ICDs in Athletes.- Arrhythmias.- Cardiomyopathies.- Congenital and Valvular Heart Disease.- Anomalous Coronaries.- Long Q-T Syndrome and Other Channelopathies.- Commotio Cordis.- Illicit Drug Use, Steroids, and Supplements.- Hypertension and Obesity in Athletes.

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From the reviews:"An excellent resource for physicians on the frontlines of sports medicine, this book provides a thorough, easy-to-read review of the major topics in sports cardiology. . Sports medicine residents, fellows, and practicing physicians are the intended audience. . There is a significant level of pressure whenever a practitioner has to deal with an athlete's cardiac condition and this book provides a perfect resource to begin researching a patient's workup, treatment, and return to activity." (Vijay Jotwani, Doody's Review Service, March, 2011)