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Exercise-induced right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy--an emerging condition distinct from arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy.
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PMID:  18396459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of a 32-year-old female world champion triathlete who developed exercise induced recurrent ventricular tachycardia (VT). Investigations supported a diagnosis of the newly recognised condition "exercise induced right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy" (EIRVD/C). The VT could be easily terminated by burst pacing from the RV apex and the athlete has been successfully treated with an internal cardioverter defibrillator (ICD).
Richard W Harper; Philip M Mottram
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-04-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Lung Circ     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-08     Completed Date:  2009-07-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Monash Heart, Monash Medical Centre, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton 3168, Melbourne, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiomyopathies / etiology*,  pathology,  therapy
Defibrillators, Implantable
Exercise Tolerance / physiology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Sports / physiology
Tachycardia, Ventricular / etiology*,  therapy
Ventricular Dysfunction, Right / complications,  etiology*,  therapy

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