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Arterial and Venous Diseases in Athletes

  • L. Pedrini
  • F. Magnoni

Abstract

Vascular diseases in fit young athletes are rare. The lifestyle and metabolic modifications induced by physical activity reduce the risk of atherosclerotic lesions; likewise, muscular activity improves venous outflow.

Keywords

Intermittent Claudication External Iliac Artery Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Rugby Player Muscular Hypertrophy 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Pedrini
    • 1
  • F. Magnoni
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Vascular SurgeryMaggiore C.A. Pizzardi HospitalBolognaItaly

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