Arrhythmogenic right ventricular disease: MR imaging vs angiography.

  title={Arrhythmogenic right ventricular disease: MR imaging vs angiography.},
  author={W Auffermann and Thomas Wichter and G{\"u}nter Breithardt and K Joachimsen and Peter J. F. Peters},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={161 3},
OBJECTIVE Arrhythmogenic right ventricular disease (ARVD) is increasingly found in young adults with ventricular arrhythmias and is characterized by ventricular tachycardia originating within the right ventricle and regional or diffuse abnormalities in the contraction of the right ventricle. Until now, the gold standard for the detection of global and regional abnormalities of the right ventricular wall has been angiography combined with biopsy. The purpose of the current study was to compare… CONTINUE READING


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