Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
Print version ISSN 0066-782X
CARDOSO, Fernando Bianchini et al. Atrial septal defect and pulmonary hypertension in professional soccer player. Arq. Bras. Cardiol. [online]. 2010, vol.95, n.2, pp. 38-39. ISSN 0066-782X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0066-782X2010001200024.
This study reports a rare case of late diagnosis of atrial septal defect (ASD) with pulmonary hypertension (PH) through two-dimensional echocardiography (ECHO) in a professional soccer player who resumed high-performance sports activity after surgery.
Keywords : Heart defects, congenital; heart septal defects, atrial; hypertension, pulmonary; echocardiography, Doppler; soccer.