Sudden cardiac death due to physical exercise in male competitive athletes. A report of six cases.

@article{Durakovi2005SuddenCD,
  title={Sudden cardiac death due to physical exercise in male competitive athletes. A report of six cases.},
  author={Zijad Durakovi{\'c} and Marjeta Misigoj-Durakovic and Ilkka Vuori and Josip Skavi{\'c} and Mladen Belicza},
  journal={The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={532-6}
}
In the period of 30 years, i.e. from 1973 to 2002, we noticed in Croatia 6 sudden and unexpected cardiac deaths in male athletes during or after training. Two were soccer players, 2 athletic runners, one was a rugby player and one was a basketball player. All of them were without cardiovascular symptoms. At the forensic autopsy, the first athlete, aged 29… CONTINUE READING