Past, Present and Future of Arterial Endofibrosis in Athletes

  title={Past, Present and Future of Arterial Endofibrosis in Athletes},
  author={P. Abraham and P. Bouy{\'e} and I. Qu{\'e}r{\'e} and J. Chevalier and J. Saumet},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  • P. Abraham, P. Bouyé, +2 authors J. Saumet
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Exercise-induced arterial endofibrosis (EIAE) is now a 20-year-old concept. Initially observed in highly trained cyclists, it has been found in many other male and female endurance athletes. Most stenoses are located on the first centimetres of the external iliac artery but other localisation may be found. The disease is defined by specific histological findings showing fibrosis of the intimal and medial wall of the artery. Ankle pressure measurement plays a key role in the diagnosis of EIAE… CONTINUE READING
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