Influence of type of sport on cardiac repolarization assessed by electrocardiographic T-wave morphology combination score

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Influence of type of sport on cardiac repolarization assessed by electrocardiographic T-wave morphology combination score. / Tischer, Susanne Glasius; Graff, Claus; Ellervik, Christina; Prescott, Eva; Kanters, Jørgen K; Rasmusen, Hanne Kruuse.

In: Journal of Electrocardiology, Vol. 51, No. 2, 2018, p. 296-302.

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Tischer, SG, Graff, C, Ellervik, C, Prescott, E, Kanters, JK & Rasmusen, HK 2018, 'Influence of type of sport on cardiac repolarization assessed by electrocardiographic T-wave morphology combination score', Journal of Electrocardiology, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 296-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2017.09.010

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Tischer, S. G., Graff, C., Ellervik, C., Prescott, E., Kanters, J. K., & Rasmusen, H. K. (2018). Influence of type of sport on cardiac repolarization assessed by electrocardiographic T-wave morphology combination score. Journal of Electrocardiology, 51(2), 296-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2017.09.010

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Tischer SG, Graff C, Ellervik C, Prescott E, Kanters JK, Rasmusen HK. Influence of type of sport on cardiac repolarization assessed by electrocardiographic T-wave morphology combination score. Journal of Electrocardiology. 2018;51(2):296-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2017.09.010

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Tischer, Susanne Glasius ; Graff, Claus ; Ellervik, Christina ; Prescott, Eva ; Kanters, Jørgen K ; Rasmusen, Hanne Kruuse. / Influence of type of sport on cardiac repolarization assessed by electrocardiographic T-wave morphology combination score. In: Journal of Electrocardiology. 2018 ; Vol. 51, No. 2. pp. 296-302.

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title = "Influence of type of sport on cardiac repolarization assessed by electrocardiographic T-wave morphology combination score",
abstract = "INTRODUCTION: Interpreting repolarization changes in the electrocardiograms of athletes present a clinical challenge.AIM: Assessment of cardiac repolarization by T-wave morphology using the Morphology Combination Score (MCS), and evaluate how this quantitative description of T-wave morphology was influenced by the sport performed.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Digital electrocardiograms of 469 young elite athletes were analyzed for T-wave asymmetry, flatness and notching, and combined in the MCS. Athletes >22years were compared to a sex-and age matched control group from the general population (N=198).RESULTS: MCS increased with increasing endurance component of the sport performed ranging from 0.79±0.15 (low) to 0.92±0.21 (high) (p<0.0001). All subcomponents of MCS were increased compared to controls. MCS was unrelated to age, sex and ECG findings of the athlete's heart.CONCLUSION: This study suggests that sport induces repolarization changes detected by T-wave morphology, and a greater level of changes is seen in athletes from high endurance sports.",
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AU - Rasmusen, Hanne Kruuse

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N2 - INTRODUCTION: Interpreting repolarization changes in the electrocardiograms of athletes present a clinical challenge.AIM: Assessment of cardiac repolarization by T-wave morphology using the Morphology Combination Score (MCS), and evaluate how this quantitative description of T-wave morphology was influenced by the sport performed.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Digital electrocardiograms of 469 young elite athletes were analyzed for T-wave asymmetry, flatness and notching, and combined in the MCS. Athletes >22years were compared to a sex-and age matched control group from the general population (N=198).RESULTS: MCS increased with increasing endurance component of the sport performed ranging from 0.79±0.15 (low) to 0.92±0.21 (high) (p<0.0001). All subcomponents of MCS were increased compared to controls. MCS was unrelated to age, sex and ECG findings of the athlete's heart.CONCLUSION: This study suggests that sport induces repolarization changes detected by T-wave morphology, and a greater level of changes is seen in athletes from high endurance sports.

AB - INTRODUCTION: Interpreting repolarization changes in the electrocardiograms of athletes present a clinical challenge.AIM: Assessment of cardiac repolarization by T-wave morphology using the Morphology Combination Score (MCS), and evaluate how this quantitative description of T-wave morphology was influenced by the sport performed.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Digital electrocardiograms of 469 young elite athletes were analyzed for T-wave asymmetry, flatness and notching, and combined in the MCS. Athletes >22years were compared to a sex-and age matched control group from the general population (N=198).RESULTS: MCS increased with increasing endurance component of the sport performed ranging from 0.79±0.15 (low) to 0.92±0.21 (high) (p<0.0001). All subcomponents of MCS were increased compared to controls. MCS was unrelated to age, sex and ECG findings of the athlete's heart.CONCLUSION: This study suggests that sport induces repolarization changes detected by T-wave morphology, and a greater level of changes is seen in athletes from high endurance sports.

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