Left ventricular apical mechanics during ectopy in an asymptomatic athlete
Heart, 04/06/2012Stohr EJ et al.
The frequent occurrence of ventricular ectopics in athletes is thought to be a part of the physiological adaptation process as a consequence of regular exercise training. However, the acute impact of a premature ventricular contraction (PVC) on the mechanical sequence of the myocardium has never been shown.
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