Asymptomatic cyclist with stenosis of left main coronary artery

Deodato Assanelli, Enrico Ballardini, Evasio Pasini, Giancarlo Magri, Sabrina Arondi

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Patient: This is a 53-year-old, asymptomatic, male patient. He was obese, and smoked 15 cigarettes a day. In recent blood analysis, a modest hypercholesterolemia (225∈mg/dL, HDL-C 52, LDL-C 149) was documented. The family history was positive for systemic hypertension and ischemic heart disease. Patient participated in many leisure-time sport activities. In the last years, however, he spent progressively more time in non-competitive bicycle racing by training about 8∈h a week.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSports Cardiology Casebook
PublisherSpringer London
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781848820418
Publication statusPublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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