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Publication Name World Journal of Methodology
Manuscript ID 2495
Country/Territory Italy
Received
2013-02-25 16:29
Peer-Review Started
2013-02-27 09:02
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2013-03-11 15:11
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2013-03-15 11:13
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2013-04-09 17:19
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2013-04-18 16:33
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2013-04-19 05:53
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2013-05-23 15:29
ISSN 2222-0682 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
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Category Sport Sciences
Manuscript Type Editorial
Article Title Pre-participation screening for the prevention of sudden cardiac death in athletes
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Paolo Borrione, Federico Quaranata and Emanuela Ciminelli
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Paolo Borrione, MD, Department of Movement, Human and Health Sciences, University of Rome “Foro Italico”, Piazza Lauro de Bosis 15, 00194 Rome, Italy. paolo.borrione@uniroma4.it
Keywords Sudden cardiac death; Prevention; Athletes; Pre-participation screening; Screening
Core Tip The review underlines the different incidence of sudden cardiac death (SCD) and the reason of this discrepancy as well as the different kind of approach to competitive athletes in Italy and United States. We emphasize the importance of electrocardiogram (ECG) as a simple and economical diagnostic tool, considering the opportunity of implementing the pre-participation screening (PPS) with echocardiogram, in order to detect mild structural cardiac diseases. After a cost-effectiveness analysis we finally suggest an innovative proposal in order to further prevent SCD: a rapid but focused echocardiogram assessment during the first PPS in addition to physical examination and ECG.
Publish Date 2013-05-23 15:29
Citation Borrione P, Quaranata F, Ciminelli E. Pre-participation screening for the prevention of sudden cardiac death in athletes. World J Methodol 2013; 3(1): 1-6
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/2222-0682/full/v3/i1/1.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4329/wjm.v3.i1.1
Manuscript File 2495-Review.doc
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Copyright License Agreement 2495-Copyright assignment.pdf
Peer-review Report 2495-Peer review(s).pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 2495-Scientific editor work list.doc