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Myths of exercise induced right ventricular injury: the bright side of the moon
  1. Roman Leischik
  1. Correspondence to Priv Doz (PD), Dr med Roman Leischik, Department of Health, School of Medicine, University Witten/Herdecke, Elberfelder str. 1, Hagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen 58095, Germany; privat{at}

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In their meta-analysis, the authors of the article1 describe an injury of the right ventricle (RV) and cite in this context the increase in biomarkers as an indication for such an injury. This statement is not tenable.2 The increase in biomarkers can hardly be used as an argument for a right ventricular injury and often has a different meaning.3 ,4

On the other hand, …

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