CME/CE: For Athletes, Right Side of Heart Goes Wrong Most Often
By: Alere Staff
June 4, 2015 – June 4, 2017
Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
To detect potentially fatal arrhythmias in endurance athletes, cardiologists should test the heart during exercise, not at rest, and focus on the right ventricle. In the study, the right ventricles of athletes with RV arrhythmias acutely dilated and failed to contract adequately.