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Reversibility and benign recurrence of complete heart block in athletes

Cooper, John P., Fraser, Alan Gordon and Penny, William J. 1992. Reversibility and benign recurrence of complete heart block in athletes. International Journal of Cardiology 35 (1) , pp. 118-120. 10.1016/0167-5273(92)90064-a

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In two patients, symptoms associated with complete heart block and physical training resolved with deconditioning. In one patient, symptoms recurred after resumption of training but she has remained well for 4 years without a pacemaker. This suggests that complete heart block induced by fitness is benign, even when symptomatic.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0167-5273
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2020 04:53

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