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

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The terms "Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy" returned 288 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Case reports of two pedigrees with recessive arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy associated with homozygous Thr335Ala variant in DSG2.
 

Author(s): Sami Qadri, Olli Anttonen, Juho Viikilä, Eija H Seppälä, Samuel Myllykangas, Tero-Pekka Alastalo, Miia Holmström, Tiina Heliö, Juha W Koskenvuo

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Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is an inherited cardiac disease, involving changes in ventricular myocardial tissue and leading to fatal arrhythmias. Mutations in desmosomal genes are thought to be the main cause of ARVC. However, the exact molecular genetic ...

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2017

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A novel noninvasive surface ECG analysis using interlead QRS dispersion in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Wan-Hsin Hsieh, Chin-Yu Lin, Abigail Louise D Te, Men-Tzung Lo, Cheng-I Wu, Fa-Po Chung, Yi-Chung Chang, Shih-Lin Chang, Chen Lin, Li-Wei Lo, Yu-Feng Hu, Jo-Nan Liao, Yun-Yu Chen, Shih-Jie Jhuo, Sunu Budhi Raharjo, Yenn-Jiang Lin, Shih-Ann Chen

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This study investigated the feasibility of using the precordial surface ECG lead interlead QRS dispersion (IQRSD) in the identification of abnormal ventricular substrate in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC).

Last Updated: 3 Aug 2017

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Contribution of exome sequencing for genetic diagnostic in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia.
 

Author(s): Joel Fedida, Veronique Fressart, Philippe Charron, Elodie Surget, Tiphaine Hery, Pascale Richard, Erwan Donal, Boris Keren, Guillaume Duthoit, Françoise Hidden-Lucet, Eric Villard, Estelle Gandjbakhch

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Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy/Dysplasia (ARVC/D) is an inherited cardiomyopathy mainly caused by heterozygous desmosomal gene mutations, the major gene being PKP2. The genetic cause remains unknown in ~50% of probands with routine desmosomal gene screening. The aim ...

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2017

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The terms "Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy" returned 31 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Relationship Between Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy and Brugada Syndrome: New Insights From Molecular Biology and Clinical Implications.
 

Author(s): Domenico Corrado, Alessandro Zorzi, Marina Cerrone, Ilaria Rigato, Marco Mongillo, Barbara Bauce, Mario Delmar

Journal: Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016 Apr;9(4):e003631.

 

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2016

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Last Updated: 1 Dec 2015

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Management of patients with Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy in the Nordic countries.
 

Author(s): Kristina H Haugaa, Henning Bundgaard, Thor Edvardsen, Ole Eschen, Thomas Gilljam, Jim Hansen, Henrik Kjærulf Jensen, Pyotr G Platonov, Anneli Svensson, Jesper H Svendsen

Journal: Scand. Cardiovasc. J.. 2015 ;49(6):299-307.

 

Diagnostics of patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) are complex, and based on the 2010 Task Force document including different diagnostic modalities. However, recommendations for clinical management and follow-up of patients with ARVC and their relatives ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2015

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DNA Analysis From Isolated Cardiomyocytes in the Molecular Diagnosis of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy/Dysplasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2017

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Diagnostic Value and Safety of Flecainide Infusion Test in Brugada Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Brugada Syndrome; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2017

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PET-detected Myocardial Inflammation is a Characteristic of Cardiac Sarcoid But Not of ARVC
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sarcoidosis; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2017

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