Good News About a Study Regarding Exercise Post-Myocarditis!

A Prospective Pilot Study to Identify a Myocarditis Cohort Who May Safely Resume Sports Activities

Dr. Bettina Heidecker is a previous Myocarditis Fellowship Grant Recipient. She is now a Cardiologist and Myocarditis Researcher at the Charite University Berlin, and the University Heart Center in Zurich, Switzerland. In association with other cardiologists, including Dr. Leslie Cooper, of the Mayo Clinic, she is conducting a Prospective Pilot Study to Identify a Myocarditis Cohort Who May Safely Resume Sports Activities.

Myocarditis remains a common cause of sudden cardiac death in young adults. One question that frequently comes up is, “when will it be safe to resume exercise after myocarditis?”

With their first prospective study published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research (JCTR), they would like to make a start.

Please click on the link below to read their initial Abstract of the Study:

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12265-020-09983-6