Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia.

  title={Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia.},
  author={Dimitrios Avramides and Nikos I Protonotarios and Angeliki Asimaki and Evangelos P Matsakas},
  journal={Hellenic journal of cardiology : HJC = Hellenike kardiologike epitheorese},
  volume={52 5},
We describe the case of a 51-year-old woman with a 10-year history of dyspnoea and fatigue on slight effort, presyncopal episodes, and ventricular extrasystolic arrhythmia. Tests were negative for coronary artery disease, valvular disease, or left ventricular dysfunction. The patient fulfilled the clinical criteria for arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia (ARVC/D) and the diagnosis was confirmed histologically with an endomyocardial biopsy. During 5-year follow up she also… CONTINUE READING