CME/CE: For Athletes, Right Side of Heart Goes Wrong Most Often

Publication Date:
Wed, 07/01/2015
By: Alere Staff

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MedPage Today

 

ACTIVE DATE

June 4, 2015 – June 4, 2017

 

CREDIT

Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

 

DESCRIPTION

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.

 

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Arrhythmias/51938