Arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death in elite athletes. American College of Cardiology, 16th Bethesda Conference.

@article{Garson1998ArrhythmiasAS,
  title={Arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death in elite athletes. American College of Cardiology, 16th Bethesda Conference.},
  author={Arthur T. Garson},
  journal={La Pediatria medica e chirurgica : Medical and surgical pediatrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={101-3}
}
  • Arthur T. Garson
  • Published 1998 in
    La Pediatria medica e chirurgica : Medical and…
With the recent high visibility deaths of Hank Gathers and Reggie Lewis, two nationally recognized elite basketball players due to cardiovascular disease and arrhythmias, our awareness of the most optimal ways to manage athletes with known arrhythmias has become heightened. In making medical decisions we physicians come to rely in large measure on data, in addition to clinical acumen and experience. Unfortunately, we are at a disadvantage with respect to athletes since previously published data… CONTINUE READING