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Sudden cardiac death in a 20-year-old bodybuilder using anabolic steroids.
Anabolic steroid use is widespread and has been associated with a variety of pathological conditions. The subject of this case is a 20-year-old amateur bodybuilder who died of sudden cardiopulmonaryExpand
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Left Ventricular Wall Thickening Does Occur in Elite Power Athletes with or without Anabolic Steroid Use
Reports on the occurrence of left ventricular wall thickening in resistance-trained athletes have rejected the possibility for this physiological adaptation to occur without concomitant anabolicExpand
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Cardiovascular complications and anabolic steroids.
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Pulmonary embolism mimicking anteroseptal acute myocardial infarction.
Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a potentially lethal condition that presents in patients with chest pain or shortness of breath. Although electrocardiograms (ECGs) typically demonstrate abnormalitiesExpand
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Chronic physical activity mitigates cerebral hypoperfusion during central hypovolemia in elderly humans.
This study sought to test the hypothesis that orthostasis-induced cerebral hypoperfusion would be less severe in physically active elderly humans (ACT group) than in sedentary elderly humans (SEDExpand
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Left Ventricular Size and Function in Elite Bodybuilders Using Anabolic Steroids
ObjectiveTo investigate the relationship between resistance training, anabolic steroid use, and left ventricular function. DesignSixteen competitive bodybuilders were recruited for anExpand
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Stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation: disease burden and unmet medical needs.
The incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF), as well as the related morbidity and mortality, is increasing in step with the aging of the US population. Frequently, AF leads to untoward outcomes,Expand
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Diagnostic cardiac catheterization.
Preview The risks associated with diagnostic cardiac catheterization have declined through the years, but the question remains as to which patients should be referred for the procedure. In thisExpand
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Androgen‐induced erythrocytosis
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