Role of genetic testing for sudden death predisposing heart conditions in athletes

Andrew P. Landstrom, David J. Tester, Michael J. Ackerman

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Abstract

Sudden death in a young competitive athlete occurs with a prevalence of approximately 1 per 100,000 athletes per year [2, 3]. Despite its rarity, the sudden death of an athlete is devastating to both the family and community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSports Cardiology Essentials
Subtitle of host publicationEvaluation, Management and Case Studies
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages85-100
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9780387927749
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

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Landstrom, A. P., Tester, D. J., & Ackerman, M. J. (2011). Role of genetic testing for sudden death predisposing heart conditions in athletes. In Sports Cardiology Essentials: Evaluation, Management and Case Studies (pp. 85-100). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-92775-6_5