Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Competitive College Athletes After COVID-19

JAMA Cardiology

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020

Media advisory: The full study is linked to this news release.

Embed this link to provide your readers free access to the full-text article This link will be live at the embargo time https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/10.1001/jamacardio.2020.4916?guestAccessKey=ad3c4563-167f-452a-917f-7bfe15663b06&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=091120

 

What The Study Did: This study investigated the use of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in competitive college athletes who recovered from COVID-19 to detect myocardial inflammation that would identify high-risk athletes for return to competitive play.

Authors: Saurabh Rajpal, M.B.B.S., M.D., of Division of Ohio State University in Columbus, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.4916)

Editor’s Note: The articles includes conflict of interest disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflict of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

#  #  #

For more information, contact JAMA Network Media Relations at 312-464-JAMA (5262) or email media relations.