Exercise recommendations in patients with valvular heart disease

Gati S, Malhotra A, Sharma S Exercise recommendations in patients with valvular disease BMJ Heart, January 2019 {Abstract} Valvular heart disease affects approximately 3% of young individuals, many of whom aspire to partake in competitive sport or high intensity recreational exercise. Although reports on the natural history of valvular heart disease in athletes are sparse, […]


Update Magazine Issue 76

Read Update 76 here CRY Update 76 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2018. We had plenty of highlights in all areas through the summer. CRY’s research continues to make an impact, including Dr Aneil Malhotra’s paper on the incidence and causes of young sudden cardiac death in adolescent footballers, […]


CRY International Medical Conference 2018

Just as CRY’s screening programme continues to grow around the UK, so too does our standing in the medical community worldwide. Every year our International Medical Conference is a terrific event, giving our doctors an opportunity to present their latest research and for us to connect with other leading experts. 2018 was no different. Professor […]


CRY Update Magazine 75

CRY Update 75 reports on all CRY news, events and fundraising from January to April 2018. We experienced a host of highlights through this four-month period. In March, our screening programme surpassed a total of 150,000 young people screened, which is an incredible milestone for us to reach. Furthermore, to discuss our progress and the […]


British Cardiovascular Society Conference 2018 – Dr Steven Cox

Once again the team of Cardiac Risk in the Young doctors led by Professor Sanjay Sharma have had a massive impact at the British Cardiac Society conference this week. Some of the highlights included presentations from Prof Sharma, Dr Michael Papadakis, Dr Elijah Behr, Dr Sabiha Gati and Dr Aneil Malhotra. But the real highlight […]


A guideline update for the practice of echocardiography in the cardiac screening of sports participants: a joint policy statement from the British Society of Echocardiography and Cardiac Risk in the Young

David Oxborough, Daniel Augustine, Sabiha Gati, Keith George, Allan Harkness, Thomas Mathew, Michael Papadakis, Liam Ring, Shaun Robinson, Julie Sandoval, Rizwan Sarwar, Sanjay Sharma, Vishal Sharma, Nabeel Sheikh, John Somauroo, Martin Stout, James Willis, and Abbas Zaidi. A guideline update for the practice of echocardiography in the cardiac screening of sports participants: a joint policy statement from the British […]


Anterior T-Wave Inversion in Young White Athletes and Nonathletes: Prevalence and Significance

Aneil Malhotra, Harshil Dhutia, Sabiha Gati, Tee-Joo Yeo, Helder Dores, Rachel Bastiaenen, Rajay Narain, Ahmed Merghani, Gherardo Finocchiaro, Nabeel Sheikh, Alexandros Steriotis, Abbas Zaidi, Lynne Millar, Elijah Behr, Maite Tome, Michael Papadakis and Sanjay Sharma Anterior T-Wave Inversion in Young White Athletes and Nonathletes: Prevalence and Significance Journal of the American College of Cardiology, January […]


CRY Update Magazine 72

Read Update 72 here. CRY Update 72 reports on all the CRY news, events and fundraising from January to April 2017. February saw over 20 years’ worth of CRY research help to inform new international ECG guidelines for screening athletes, led by CRY Consultant Cardiologist Professor Sanjay Sharma. Our work is making a difference and […]


Inter-Rater Reliability and Downstream Financial Implications of Electrocardiography Screening in Young Athletes

Background—Preparticipation screening for cardiovascular disease in young athletes with electrocardiography is endorsed by the European Society of Cardiology and several major sporting organizations. One of the concerns of the ECG as a screening test in young athletes relates to the potential for variation in interpretation. We investigated the degree of variation in ECG interpretation in […]