Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

Common Name(s)

Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia (ARVD)

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Following organizations serve the condition "Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy" for support, advocacy or research.

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Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy Program

The mission of the Johns Hopkins ARVD/C Program is three-fold. One goal is to provide education for patients and physicians about ARVD/C. A second goal is to faciliate the evaluation and management of patients with known or suspected ARVD/C. And the third, and most important goal, is to provide new knowledge of ARVD/C through our research efforts.

Last Updated: 28 Dec 2012

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Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation

Our mission is to accelerate the search for a cure by stimulating and supporting promising research on pediatric cardiomyopathy, by educating and assisting physicians and patients on the complexities of the disease, and by increasing awareness and advocacy on behalf of affected children and their families.

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2015

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SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes) Foundation

Our mission is to save the lives of young people who are genetically predisposed to sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmia and to provide education and support to families and the medical community.

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2015

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Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy Program

The mission of the Johns Hopkins ARVD/C Program is three-fold. One goal is to provide education for patients and physicians about ARVD/C. A second goal is to faciliate the evaluation and management of patients with known or suspected ARVD/C. And the third, and most important goal, is to provide new knowledge of ARVD/C through our research efforts.

http://www.arvd.com

Last Updated: 28 Dec 2012

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Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation

Our mission is to accelerate the search for a cure by stimulating and supporting promising research on pediatric cardiomyopathy, by educating and assisting physicians and patients on the complexities of the disease, and by increasing awareness and advocacy on behalf of affected children and their families.

http://www.childrenscardiomyopathy.org

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2015

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SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes) Foundation

Our mission is to save the lives of young people who are genetically predisposed to sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmia and to provide education and support to families and the medical community.

http://www.StopSADS.org

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2015

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General Resources

ARVD Booklet

Describes the signs/symptoms of ARVD/C, as well as recommended diagnostic testing and management options.

Updated 12 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy" returned 296 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Novel frame-shift mutation in PKP2 associated with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: a case report.
 

Author(s): Teresa Trenkwalder, Isabel Deisenhofer, Martin Hadamitzky, Heribert Schunkert, Wibke Reinhard

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Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is an inherited disease mainly found in young people causing malignant arrhythmias which can result in sudden cardiac death. Due to unspecific symptoms the diagnosis of ARVC is still challenging and requires clinical testing and ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2015

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Relationships Between Clinical Characteristics and Decreased Plakoglobin and Connexin 43 Expressions in Myocardial Biopsies From Patients With Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Takeo Yoshida, Hiroaki Kawano, Saburo Kusumoto, Satoki Fukae, Seiji Koga, Satoshi Ikeda, Yuji Koide, Kuniko Abe, Tomayoshi Hayashi, Koji Maemura

Journal: Int Heart J. 2015 ;56(6):626-31.

 

Reduced expressions of plakoglobin and connexin 43 have been reported in the myocardium of patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC). However, the relationships between these expression abnormalities and the clinical features of ARVC remain unknown.The expressions ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2015

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Last Updated: 27 Nov 2015

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The terms "Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy" returned 25 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Treatment of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy/Dysplasia: An International Task Force Consensus Statement.
 

Author(s): Domenico Corrado, Thomas Wichter, Mark S Link, Richard N W Hauer, Frank E Marchlinski, Aris Anastasakis, Barbara Bauce, Cristina Basso, Corinna Brunckhorst, Adalena Tsatsopoulou, Harikrishna Tandri, Matthias Paul, Christian Schmied, Antonio Pelliccia, Firat Duru, Nikos Protonotarios, Na Mark Estes, William J McKenna, Gaetano Thiene, Frank I Marcus, Hugh Calkins

Journal: Circulation. 2015 Aug;132(5):441-53.

 

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2015

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Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy-three decades of progress.
 

Author(s): Hugh Calkins

Journal: Circ. J.. 2015 ;79(5):901-13.

 

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) is a rare, inherited cardiomyopathy characterized by ventricular arrhythmias, sudden cardiac death, and right ventricular dysfunction. Since the first major description of this disease, much has been learned about ...

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2015

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The research venture in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: a paradigm of translational medicine.
 

Author(s): Gaetano Thiene

Journal: Eur. Heart J.. 2015 Apr;36(14):837-46.

 

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy is a recent discovery in the field of non-ischaemic myocardial diseases. It represents a unique example on how it is possible in few years to move from the identification of a new lethal morbid entity at the anatomical theatre towards ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Mutation Analysis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiomyopathies; Dilated Cardiomyopathy; Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Restrictive Cardiomyopathy; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy; Left Ventricular Non-compaction Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2016

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German Centre for Cardiovascular Research Cardiomyopathy Register
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Myocarditis; Dilated Cardiomyopathies; Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathies; Left Ventricular Myocardial Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathies; Amyloidosis

 

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2016

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Registry of Unexplained Cardiac Arrest
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiac Arrest; Long QT Syndrome; Brugada Syndrome; Catecholaminergi Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia; Idiopathic VentricularFibrillation; Early Repolarization Syndrome; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 16 May 2016

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