Abstract One of the diagnostic criteria in order to differentiate between physiological and pathological left ventricular hypertrophy is the wall thickness reduction after at least 3-month detraining period, which is considered a marker of the athlete's heart. This report describes detraining-related regression of LV hypertrophy and improvement in myocardial deformation in a junior athlete likely to have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Detraining-related changes in left ventricular wall thickness and longitudinal strain in a young athlete likely to have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

DE GREGORIO, Cesare
Writing – Review & Editing
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SPERANZA, GIAMPIERO
Investigation
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MAGLIARDITI, ALBERTO
Visualization
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PUGLIATTI, PIETRO
Visualization
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ANDO', Giuseppe
Visualization
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COGLITORE, Sebastiano
Supervision
2012-01-01

Abstract

Abstract One of the diagnostic criteria in order to differentiate between physiological and pathological left ventricular hypertrophy is the wall thickness reduction after at least 3-month detraining period, which is considered a marker of the athlete's heart. This report describes detraining-related regression of LV hypertrophy and improvement in myocardial deformation in a junior athlete likely to have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
2012
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