Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy complicated by thrombus formation (RCD code: III-4)

Zbigniew Gąsior, Katarzyna Mizia-Stec, Piotr Pysz

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Abstract


Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is caused by replacement of myocardial cells by lipocytes and fibrocytes. The disease is associated with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias.  Echocardiography is an easily accessible and useful diagnostic tool in these patients  We present a case of an ARVC patient with high risk of sudden cardiac death and thrombus formation in the right ventricle. JRCD 2015; 2 (5): 165–168


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sudden cardiac death; vantricular arrhythmia; echocardiography; implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20418%2Fjrcd.vol2no5.210

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