Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

Common Name(s)

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

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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 May 2014

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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: 29 Apr 2014

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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.

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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 May 2014

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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: 29 Apr 2014

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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

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The terms "Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy" returned 245 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Screening of pathogenic genes in Chinese patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Jing-Ru Bao, Ji-Zheng Wang, Yan Yao, Yi-Lu Wang, Xiao-Han Fan, Kai Sun, Shu Zhang, Ru-Tai Hui, Lei Song

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2013 Nov;126(22):4238-41.

 

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is a heritable cardiac disease predominantly caused by mutations in desmosomal protein genes. Previous genetic analyses of the Chinese ARVC population are limited to small size and restriction to a single gene. This study was ...

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2013

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From primary tricuspid regurgitation to arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Adrian Gwizdała, Hubert Popiak, Magdalena Janus, Stefan Grajek, Ewa Straburzyńska-Migaj

Journal: Kardiol Pol. 2013 ;71(10):1079-81.

 

Since arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia is still an under-recognised clinical entity, its 'deceitful' course requires alertness of physicians, and - in particular - awareness of its less typical manifestations. Therefore, we present a case report of a 52-year-old male subject ...

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2013

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Endocardial late potentials during sinus rhythm define the re-entry circuit of ventricular tachycardia in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Michalis Efremidis, Efstathia Prappa, Charalampos Charalampous, Nikos Protonotarios, Konstantinos P Letsas, Antonios Sideris

Journal: Hellenic J Cardiol. ;54(5):394-6.

 

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia (ARVC/D) is an inherited cardiomyopathy characterized by progressive fibro-fatty replacement of the right ventricular myocardium. We report a case where mapping of endocardial potentials during sinus rhythm identified the re-entry ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2013

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The terms "Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy" returned 21 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy: patient outcomes, incidence of appropriate and inappropriate interventions, and complications.
 

Author(s): Arend F L Schinkel

Journal: Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Jun;6(3):562-8.

 

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) is a cardiomyopathy characterized by ventricular arrhythmias and an abnormal right ventricle. Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy may prevent sudden cardiac death in patients with ARVD/C. Currently, ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2013

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Genetics of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: a practical guide for physicians.
 

Author(s): Frank I Marcus, Sue Edson, Jeffrey A Towbin

Journal: J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.. 2013 May;61(19):1945-8.

 

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is a genetically transmitted disease. However, the genetics are more complex than in other inherited conditions wherein a single gene abnormal mutation may be causative. In ARVC, 5 causative desmosomal genes have been identified, ...

Last Updated: 10 May 2013

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Imaging phenotype vs genotype in nonhypertrophic heritable cardiomyopathies: dilated cardiomyopathy and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Subha V Raman, Cristina Basso, Harikrishna Tandri, Matthew R G Taylor

Journal: Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Nov;3(6):753-65.

 

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2010

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Molecular Genetic Screening and Identification of Congenital Arrhythmogenic Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Long QT Syndrome; Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia

 

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2010

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