Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia

What is Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia?

ARVD is a rare form of cardiomyopathy in which the heart muscle of the right ventricle (RV) is replaced by fat and/or fibrous tissue. The right ventricle is dilated and contracts poorly. As a result, the ability of the heart to pump blood is usually weakened.

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I just had an EKG with the following results: vent rate 69/PR int: 167/ QRS dur: 112/Qt/QTc: 428/447 / PRT axes 47 -43 52/ sinus rhythm, abnormal...

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I am a cardiologist. In absence of any symptoms your EKG is being interpreted as that of Pulmonary disease...

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I have just been told my EKG shows RBBB, my blood work is all normal.I have frequent UTIs past EKG never showed this RBBB. Can RBBB just show up at...

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Can RBBB show up at age 58? Yes, it can.

Can it be related to a kidney problem? Simple UTI is usually...

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I had an ecg in April of 2010 with left axis deviation, in December there was no left axis deviation (axes normal)but a right ventricular...

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I can understand your concern for this EKG (Electrocardiogram) finding. Left axis deviation (LAD) may be a...

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