Patients may present as incidental finding on electrocardiogram (ECG) and otherwise asymptomatic (WPW pattern).
Symptoms of WPW syndrome may include:
Antiarrhythmic medications are less effective than transcatheter ablation for treatment of WPW.
Additionally, antiarrhythmic medications can hinder athletic performance.
Return to sport 2 to 4 wk after catheter ablation
No guidelines on frequency of surveillance on asymptomatic athletes with initially identified low-risk pathways
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Classic ECG findings are shortened PR interval and presence of delta wave.
Asymptomatic athletes should be evaluated for the purpose of risk stratification for primary determination of ...
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