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Physical activity and cardiovascular mortality: epidemiology, screening and secondary prevention.

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Summary of "Physical activity and cardiovascular mortality: epidemiology, screening and secondary prevention."

Sudden cardiac death in young athletes has become a highly visible public health issue and it has been studied for the last twenty years. In this article, we analyse the most recent literature about epidemiology and aetiology of sudden cardiac death in Switzerland in comparison to international data. We cover last recommendations for pre-participation screening in athletes and we briefly describe the strategies of secondary prevention.

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Name: Revue medicale suisse
ISSN: 1660-9379
Pages: 1366-1369

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