T-wave morphology analysis of competitive athletes

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T-wave morphology analysis of competitive athletes. / Hong, L; Andersen, Lars Juel; Graff, Claus; Vedel-Larsen, Esben; Wang, Fan; Struijk, Johannes J.; Søgaard, Peter; Hansen, Peter Riis; Yang, Y Z; Christiansen, M.; Toft, Egon; Kanters, Jørgen K.

In: Journal of Electrocardiology, Vol. 48, No. 1, 02.2015, p. 35-42.

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Hong, L, Andersen, LJ, Graff, C, Vedel-Larsen, E, Wang, F, Struijk, JJ, Søgaard, P, Hansen, PR, Yang, YZ, Christiansen, M, Toft, E & Kanters, JK 2015, 'T-wave morphology analysis of competitive athletes', Journal of Electrocardiology, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 35-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2014.10.011

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Hong, L., Andersen, L. J., Graff, C., Vedel-Larsen, E., Wang, F., Struijk, J. J., ... Kanters, J. K. (2015). T-wave morphology analysis of competitive athletes. Journal of Electrocardiology, 48(1), 35-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2014.10.011

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Hong L, Andersen LJ, Graff C, Vedel-Larsen E, Wang F, Struijk JJ et al. T-wave morphology analysis of competitive athletes. Journal of Electrocardiology. 2015 Feb;48(1):35-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2014.10.011

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Hong, L ; Andersen, Lars Juel ; Graff, Claus ; Vedel-Larsen, Esben ; Wang, Fan ; Struijk, Johannes J. ; Søgaard, Peter ; Hansen, Peter Riis ; Yang, Y Z ; Christiansen, M. ; Toft, Egon ; Kanters, Jørgen K. / T-wave morphology analysis of competitive athletes. In: Journal of Electrocardiology. 2015 ; Vol. 48, No. 1. pp. 35-42.

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title = "T-wave morphology analysis of competitive athletes",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: T-wave morphology has been shown to be more sensitive than QT and QTc interval to describe repolarization abnormalities. The electrocardiogram (ECG) performed in athletes may manifest abnormalities, including repolarization alterations. The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics of T-wave morphology features in athletes.METHODS: Eighty male elite athletes, consisting of 40 Tour de France cyclists (age 27±5years), 40 soccer players (age 26±6years) and 40 healthy men (age 27±5years) were included.RESULTS: Sinus bradycardia, left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy, incomplete right bundle branch block and early repolarization were documented in 25 {\%}, 20{\%}, 13{\%} and 14{\%} of athletes, respectively. ECG criteria for LV hypertrophy in 12-lead ECG were more common in cyclists (35{\%}) than in soccer players (5{\%}), P<0.0001. Cyclists and soccer players had significantly longer RR interval, and repolarization features than the control group.CONCLUSIONS: T-wave morphology of athletes is different from non-athletes, depending of the sport. Decreased potassium current in cardiomyocytes associated with LVH may contribute to these changes.",
author = "L Hong and Andersen, {Lars Juel} and Claus Graff and Esben Vedel-Larsen and Fan Wang and Struijk, {Johannes J.} and Peter S{\o}gaard and Hansen, {Peter Riis} and Yang, {Y Z} and M. Christiansen and Egon Toft and Kanters, {J{\o}rgen K.}",
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year = "2015",
month = "2",
doi = "10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2014.10.011",
language = "English",
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pages = "35--42",
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T1 - T-wave morphology analysis of competitive athletes

AU - Hong, L

AU - Andersen, Lars Juel

AU - Graff, Claus

AU - Vedel-Larsen, Esben

AU - Wang, Fan

AU - Struijk, Johannes J.

AU - Søgaard, Peter

AU - Hansen, Peter Riis

AU - Yang, Y Z

AU - Christiansen, M.

AU - Toft, Egon

AU - Kanters, Jørgen K.

N1 - Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

PY - 2015/2

Y1 - 2015/2

N2 - BACKGROUND: T-wave morphology has been shown to be more sensitive than QT and QTc interval to describe repolarization abnormalities. The electrocardiogram (ECG) performed in athletes may manifest abnormalities, including repolarization alterations. The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics of T-wave morphology features in athletes.METHODS: Eighty male elite athletes, consisting of 40 Tour de France cyclists (age 27±5years), 40 soccer players (age 26±6years) and 40 healthy men (age 27±5years) were included.RESULTS: Sinus bradycardia, left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy, incomplete right bundle branch block and early repolarization were documented in 25 %, 20%, 13% and 14% of athletes, respectively. ECG criteria for LV hypertrophy in 12-lead ECG were more common in cyclists (35%) than in soccer players (5%), P<0.0001. Cyclists and soccer players had significantly longer RR interval, and repolarization features than the control group.CONCLUSIONS: T-wave morphology of athletes is different from non-athletes, depending of the sport. Decreased potassium current in cardiomyocytes associated with LVH may contribute to these changes.

AB - BACKGROUND: T-wave morphology has been shown to be more sensitive than QT and QTc interval to describe repolarization abnormalities. The electrocardiogram (ECG) performed in athletes may manifest abnormalities, including repolarization alterations. The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics of T-wave morphology features in athletes.METHODS: Eighty male elite athletes, consisting of 40 Tour de France cyclists (age 27±5years), 40 soccer players (age 26±6years) and 40 healthy men (age 27±5years) were included.RESULTS: Sinus bradycardia, left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy, incomplete right bundle branch block and early repolarization were documented in 25 %, 20%, 13% and 14% of athletes, respectively. ECG criteria for LV hypertrophy in 12-lead ECG were more common in cyclists (35%) than in soccer players (5%), P<0.0001. Cyclists and soccer players had significantly longer RR interval, and repolarization features than the control group.CONCLUSIONS: T-wave morphology of athletes is different from non-athletes, depending of the sport. Decreased potassium current in cardiomyocytes associated with LVH may contribute to these changes.

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DO - 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2014.10.011

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VL - 48

SP - 35

EP - 42

JO - Journal of Electrocardiology

JF - Journal of Electrocardiology

SN - 0022-0736

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