The Significance of "Contractile Reserve" in the Echocardiographic Assessment of Athletic Heart Syndrome

Georgios Christopoulos, Zachary Barrett-O'Keefe, Krishnaswamy Chandrasekaran
Journal of Cardiovascular Echography 2020, 30 (1): 33-34
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The clinical distinction between athlete's heart and structural heart disease in the echocardiography laboratory is often challenging. We present a case where athletic heart syndrome was promptly differentiated from pathology with a simple maneuver during echocardiography.

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