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 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 289 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy in monozygotic twin sisters, and persistent left superior vena cava in one complicating implantation of ICD.
 

Author(s): Mehmet Ali Astarcıoğlu, Mehmet Yaymacı, Taner Şen, Celal Kilit, Basri Amasyalı

Journal: Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2015 Oct;43(7):644-7.

 

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is an inherited cardiomyopathy characterized histologically by fibro-fatty replacement of heart muscle, and clinically by ventricular arrhythmias and right ventricular dysfunction. This report presents monozygotic twins with ARVC, ...

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2015

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Right ventricular cardiomyopathy meeting the arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia revised criteria? Don't forget sarcoidosis!
 

Author(s): Sabina Vasaturo, David E Ploeg, Guadalupe Buitrago, Katja Zeppenfeld, Maud Veselic-Charvat, Lucia J M Kroft

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;16(3):668-72.

 

A 53-year-old woman was referred for ventricular fibrillation with resuscitation. A CT-angiography showed signs of a right ventricular enlargement without obvious cause. A cardiac MRI demonstrated a dilated and hypokinetic right ventricle with extensive late gadolinium enhancement. ...

Last Updated: 21 May 2015

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iASPP, a previously unidentified regulator of desmosomes, prevents arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC)-induced sudden death.
 

Author(s): Mario Notari, Ying Hu, Gopinath Sutendra, Zinaida Dedeić, Min Lu, Laurent Dupays, Arash Yavari, Carolyn A Carr, Shan Zhong, Aaisha Opel, Andrew Tinker, Kieran Clarke, Hugh Watkins, David J P Ferguson, David P Kelsell, Sofia de Noronha, Mary N Sheppard, Mike Hollinshead, Timothy J Mohun, Xin Lu

Journal: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.. 2015 Mar;112(9):E973-81.

 

Desmosomes are anchoring junctions that exist in cells that endure physical stress such as cardiac myocytes. The importance of desmosomes in maintaining the homeostasis of the myocardium is underscored by frequent mutations of desmosome components found in human patients and animal ...

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2015

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The terms "Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy" returned 24 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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Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC): cardiovascular magnetic resonance update.
 

Author(s): Anneline S J M te Riele, Harikrishna Tandri, David A Bluemke

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Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is one of the most arrhythmogenic forms of inherited cardiomyopathy and a frequent cause of sudden death in the young. Affected individuals typically present between the second and fourth decade of life with arrhythmias coming ...

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2014

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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: 28 Apr 2015

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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: 20 Nov 2015

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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: 13 Apr 2015

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