Subtotal Occlusion of Left Anterior Coronary Artery in a Professional Athlete

Panagiotis G. Stamatopoulos, George Dangas, Konstantinos Tsarouhas, George Ziogas, Christina Tsitsimpikou, Georgios Stamatopoulos, George Chrousos

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Screening for cardiovascular disease in athletes is crucial to avoid life-threatening complications. Here, we present the case of a fairly asymptomatic young professional soccer player with several cardiovascular risk factors, who proved to have significant coronary artery disease on coronary computed tomography which was ordered based on clinical suspicion and his family history. Informed consent for publication was obtained from the patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-73
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2018


  • Computed tomography coronary angiography
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Elite athlete
  • Soccer


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