Diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia: a review.

  title={Diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia: a review.},
  author={Hein W. M. Kayser and Ernst E. van der Wall and Mohan U. Sivananthan and Sven Plein and Timothy N. Bloomer and Albert de Roos},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={639-48; discussion 649-50}
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD) is a myocardial disorder of primarily the right ventricle, with unknown cause and prevalence and with a frequent familial occurrence. The typical clinical manifestation consists of ventricular arrhythmias with a left bundle branch block (LBBB) pattern that occur predominantly in young adults. ARVD may result in sudden death. Other manifestations are electrocardiographic repolarization and depolarization changes, structural abnormalities that… CONTINUE READING