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Diagnosis and management of hypertension in athletes 

Diagnosis and management of hypertension in athletes
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Diagnosis and management of hypertension in athletes
Author(s):

Stefano Caselli

, and Josef Niebauer

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198779742.003.0049
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date: 10 July 2020

Arterial hypertension is the most common cardiovascular abnormality reported in the setting of pre-participation screening of large athletic populations. Identification of high blood pressure values during the evaluation of an athlete may raise concern about appropriate management and indications with respect to competitive sport participation, representing a potential cause for exclusion from competitive sports. The diagnostic approach, risk stratification, and clinical management of hypertension in athletes are extensively reviewed and discussed in this chapter.

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