Published in Cardiovascular Week, January 25th, 2010
"Over the last years, the Italian preparticipation screening programme strongly contributed to discriminate athletes showing borderline (grey-area) left ventricular hypertrophy or fulfilling precise diagnostic criteria for HCM, thanks to the framework of testing performed yearly before competitions," wrote C. Degregorio and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "We present the case of a junior athlete in whom dramatic ECG changes suggestive for HCM became manifest during the last year...
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