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Can someone play football with wpw?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not impossible

Wpw can be associated with a risk of sudden death in some patients so a blanket answer is inappropriate.
For an individual with WPW an evaluation by a cardiologist or electrophysiologic cardiologist may indicate either high or lower risk. An ablation procedure to remove the WPW may minimize the risk of sport if there is a great drive to participate.

In brief: Not impossible

Wpw can be associated with a risk of sudden death in some patients so a blanket answer is inappropriate.
For an individual with WPW an evaluation by a cardiologist or electrophysiologic cardiologist may indicate either high or lower risk. An ablation procedure to remove the WPW may minimize the risk of sport if there is a great drive to participate.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Stephen Stuart
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

As long as the person is not having arrhythmias.

In brief: Yes

As long as the person is not having arrhythmias.
Dr. Stephen Stuart
Dr. Stephen Stuart
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Wpw sports

depends. You need to be assessed by an electrophysiologist first.

In brief: Wpw sports

depends. You need to be assessed by an electrophysiologist first.
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
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