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Concise Communication
February 1982

Spontaneous Exercise Testing: Running as an Early Unmasker of Underlying Cardiac Amyloidosis

Author Affiliations

From the Pathology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md (Drs Roberts and Siegel); and the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif (Dr French).

Arch Intern Med. 1982;142(2):345. doi:10.1001/archinte.1982.00340150145024

• Two patients with fatal cardiac amyloidosis are described in whom running seemed to have unmasked their underlying cardiac disease earlier than would have been apparent had they not performed this strenuous exercise.

(Arch Intern Med 1982;142:345)

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