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Sports Cardiology

Who should undergo this examination?

  • You should undergo this examination if your sports doctor recommends it to you or your child following a screening examination, or if you suffer from chest pain, dizziness or fainting.
  • In case of cardiac arrhythmia.
  • Adults who are physically active and regularly take part in recreational sports activities.
  • Athletes involved in top-level sports and/or competitive sports. 
  • Anyone changing life style or resuming sports activities.  

If you fit any of the above, you should undergo a cardiac examination at least every two years!   

Sportkardiológia

What should I take with me to the examination?

  • Any laboratory results not older than one month, if applicable.

What is included in the examination?

  • Sports cardiological examination package for adults
    • Examination by a sports cardiologist
    • Stress ECG
    • Heart ultrasound
    • Cardiological laboratory package (complete blood test including kidney and liver function, metabolism parameters, sodium, potassium and magnesium)
  • Sports cardiological examination package for children over the age of 14 yrs. 
    • Examination by a sports cardiologist with heart ultrasound.
    • Cardiological laboratory package (complete blood test including kidney and liver function, metabolism parameters, sodium, potassium and magnesium)
    • Stress ECG if more than 140 cm in height when recommended by the sports cardiologist, at extra cost.

The criteria for safe sports activities are defined according to international recommendations: that is, which sports activities may come into question with which disorders and/or interventions and with what restrictions.

There are disorders that reflect a disease in the non-sporting patients while in the sporting individual may be a phenomenon of sport adaptation (i.e., signs of physical fitness).  At the same time, there are disorders that are less alarming in the non-sporting patient that in the sporting patient may require intervention or restrictions.

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