Sports and arrhythmias: A report of the International Workshop Venice Arrhythmias 2009

Franco Giada*, Alessandro Biffi, David S. Cannom, Riccardo Cappato, Alessandro Capucci, Domenico Corrado, Pietro Delise, Jonathan A. Drezner, Nabil el-Sherif, Mark Estes, Francesco Furlanello, Hein Heidbuchel, Giuseppe Inama, Bruce D. Lindsay, Barry J. Maron, Martin S. Maron, Luis Mont, Brian Olshansky, Antonio Pelliccia, Gaetano ThieneSami Viskin, Paolo Zeppilli, Andrea Natale, Antonio Raviele

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This article is a report of an international symposium, endorsed by the Section on Sports Cardiology of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, the Italian Society of Sports Cardiology, and the Italian Federation of Sports Medicine, which was held within the 11th International Workshop on Cardiac Arrhythmias (Venice Arrhythmias 2009, Venice, Italy, October 2009). The following main topics were discussed during the symposium: the role of novel diagnostic examinations to assess the risk of sudden death in athletes, controversies on arrhythmic risk evaluation in athletes, controversies on the relationship between sports and arrhythmias, and controversies on antiarrhythmic treatment in athletes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)607-612
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • arrhythmias
  • sports
  • sudden cardiac death


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