Left ventricular hypertrophy in athletes.

Published

Journal Article

Left ventricular wall thickness >1.3 cm, septal-to-posterior wall ratios > 1.5, diastolic left ventricular size >6.0 cm, and eccentric or concentric remodeling are rare in athletes. Values outside of these cutoffs in an athlete of any age probably represent a pathologic state.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Douglas, PS; O'Toole, ML; Katz, SE; Ginsburg, GS; Hiller, WD; Laird, RH

Published Date

  • November 15, 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 80 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 1384 - 1388

PubMed ID

  • 9388126

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9388126

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9149

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0002-9149(97)00693-0

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States