Non-Invasive Identification of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Cardiomegaly in Firefighters

Grant Number

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Award Number EMW-2011-FP-00663
P.I. Stefanos N. Kales MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM; Harvard School of Public Health


  1. Korre M, Porto LG, Farioli A, et al. Effect of Body Mass Index on Left Ventricular Mass in Career Male Firefighters. Am J Cardiol. 2016;118(11):1769-1773. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.08.058
  2. Farioli A, Christophi CA, Quarta CC, Kales SN. Incidence of sudden cardiac death in a young active population. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015;4(6):e001818. Published 2015 Jun 11. doi:10.1161/JAHA.115.001818
  3. Farioli A, Yang J, Teehan D, Baur DM, Smith DL, Kales SN. Duty-related risk of sudden cardiac death among young US firefighters. Occup Med (Lond). 2014;64(6):428-435. doi:10.1093/occmed/kqu102
  4. Kales SN, Smith DL. Sudden cardiac death in the fire service. Occup Med (Lond). 2014;64(4):228-230. doi:10.1093/occmed/kqu057
  5. Yang J, Teehan D, Farioli A, Baur DM, Smith D, Kales SN. Sudden cardiac death among firefighters ≤45 years of age in the United States. Am J Cardiol. 2013;112(12):1962-1967. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.08.029
  6. Smith DL, Barr DA, Kales SN. Extreme sacrifice: sudden cardiac death in the US Fire Service. Extrem Physiol Med. 2013;2(1):6. Published 2013 Feb 1. doi:10.1186/2046-7648-2-6