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Noninvasive recognition of the parchment right ventricle (Uhl's anomaly arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia) syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6851283     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The case of a 53-year-old man with right heart failure, selective enlargement of the right-sided cardiac chambers, and recurrent sustained ventricular tachycardia is presented. Echocardiographic, radionuclide ventriculographic, and angiographic studies were typical of the right ventricular abnormalities in Uhl's anomaly; electrocardiographic and electrophysiologic findings were those of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia. Features of this unusual cause of cardiac failure and ventricular arrhythmias in the adult are reviewed, and compared to previous reports of both Uhl's anomaly and arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia. We postulate that these two syndromes are manifestations of a single, presumably congenital, pathophysiologic process--the "parchment right ventricle" syndrome.
Authors:
F A Gaffney; P Nicod; J C Lin; R E Rude
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  1983 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-07-08     Completed Date:  1983-07-08     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  235-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography
Heart Failure / etiology*
Heart Ventricles / abnormalities*,  radiography
Hemodynamics
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Syndrome
Tachycardia / etiology*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
1-K08-HL0882-01/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; HL-17669/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; HL-25710/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS

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