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7th EFSMA – European Congress of Sports Medicine, 3rd Central European Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Annual Assembly of the German and the Austrian Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Austrian Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

26.-29.10.2011, Salzburg, Österreich

Swimming induced pulmonary edema in triathletes, red flag sign for medical personel at races

Meeting Abstract

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  • corresponding author presenting/speaker Pavao Vlahek - Special rehabilitation hospital Varazdinske Toplice, Varazdinske Toplice, Croatia
  • author Maja Lodeta - Special rehabilitation hospital Varazdinske Toplice, Varazdinske Toplice, Croatia

7th EFSMA – European Congress of Sports Medicine, 3rd Central European Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Salzburg, 26.-29.10.2011. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2011. Doc11esm138

DOI: 10.3205/11esm138, URN: urn:nbn:de:0183-11esm1386

Veröffentlicht: 24. Oktober 2011

© 2011 Vlahek et al.
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Gliederung

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Objective: To do a contemporary literature review on swimming induced pulmonary oedema (S.I.P.E.), with the focus on triatletes, to determine possible causes, put in an objective clinical signs during and after race and treatment for eventualy evolved S.I.P.E.

Material/Methods: U.S. Nationaly Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health database was searched for a term “swimming induced pulmonary edema” published until 1.5.2011. We had 31 results from which we did a review of those connected to open water swimming and especially triathlons.

Results: Causes, pathophysiology, treatment was outlined in a form of guidelines for detecting and managing S.I.P.E. on triathlon race site.

Conclusion: Medical personel on triathlon races should be aware off possible occurence of S.I.P.E. This literature review in a form of poster presentation outlines basic facts about it.


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Beinart R, Matetzky S, Arad T, Hod H. Cold water-induced pulmonary edema. Am J Med. 2007.