Assessment of Right Ventricular Dysplasia

Harikrishna Tandri1, David A. Bluemke1

1 The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Publication Name:  Current Protocols in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Unit Number:  Unit A10.2
DOI:  10.1002/0471142719.mia1002s10
Online Posting Date:  November, 2003
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Abstract

     
 
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Table of Contents

  • Commentary
  • Literature Cited
  • Figures
  • Tables
     
 
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Materials

Basic Protocol 1:

  Materials
  • Nu‐Prep ECG gel
  • Vermed patches or other non‐metallic MR‐compatible ECG pad
  • 50 mg Metoprolol (optional)
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Figures

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Literature Cited

   Marcus, F.I., Fontaine, G.H., Guiraudon, G., Frank, R., Laurenceau, J.L., Malergue, C., and Grosgogeat, Y. 1982. Right ventricular dysplasia: A report of 24 adult cases. Circulation 65:384‐398.
   McKenna, W.J., Thiene, G., Nava, A., Fontaliran, F., Blomstrom‐Lundqvist, C., Fontaine, G., and Camerini, F. 1994. Diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy. Br. Heart J. 71:215‐218.
   Pennell, D. and Casolo, G. 1997. Right ventricular arrhythmia: Emergence of magnetic resonance imaging as an investigative tool. Eur. Heart J. 18:1843‐1845.
   Thiene, G., Nava, A., Corrado, D., Rossi, L., and Pennelli, N. 1988. Right ventricular cardiomyopathy and sudden death in young people. N. Engl. J. Med. 318:129‐133.
Internet Resources
   http://www.arvd.com
  An Internet site providing an overview of clinical features of ARVD along with a current MRI protocol at the authors' institution.
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