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The presence of giant epsilon waves in a patient with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
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PMID:  22816547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Epsilon wave, which is a major diagnosis criterion for arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia (ARVD/C), is defined as small amplitude potentials. The present case is a 49-year-old man with a history of syncope and palpitations for 6 months. The ECG documented ventricular tachycardia (VT) when the patient has palpitations. However, there has been a giant epsilon wave in sinus rhythm. Electroanatomic mapping also has a prominent double potential identified on ABL catheter. The amplitude of epsilon wave reached 0.9 mV, which might be the maximum epsilon wave until now.
Authors:
Huihui Bao; Kui Hong; Juxiang Li; Xiaoshu Cheng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1542-474X     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9607443     Medline TA:  Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  277-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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©2012, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Jiangxi, China.
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