Clinical recognition of arrhythmogenic right ventricle in athletes: an emerging problem

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Title translated into German:Klinische Diagnose des arrhythmogenen rechten Ventrikels bei Sportlern: ein aufkommendes Problem
Author:Nava, A.; Martini, B.; Buja, G.F.; Canciani, B.; Scognamiglio, R.; Daliento, L.; Miraglia, G.; Thiene, G.
Published in:International journal of sports cardiology
Published:4 (1987), 1 , S. 28-36, Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Journal article
Media type: Print resource
Language:English
ISSN:0393-6066
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Identification number:PU198802031735
Source:BISp

Abstract

Seventy patients have been identified as affected by arrhythmogenic right ventricle (ARV). They have been divided in 7 groups, according the different basic clinical approach, which brought them to our screening protocol: 14 died patients; 11 patients affected by sustained ventricular tachycardia; 7 affected by non sustained ventricular tachycardia; 2 survivors of a ventricular fibrillation; 3 affected by accelerated idioventricular rhythm; 7 familial members of patients affected by ARV; 16 patients screened for different reasons, mainly for participation screening for sports activities. We clinically differentiate ARV in two types: (1) Classical ARV, in which cardiomegaly, ventricular arrhythmias LBBB in morphology, inverted T waves, late potentials are highly prevalent; (2) Concealed ARV, in which only one of the clinical features may be present. Verf.-Referat