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Abstract session 12: Ventricular and wide QRS tachyarrhythmias

Monday, April 20, 2009, 4:00–5:30 P.M. Room St Cloud
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12-1 Abstract 17-01

ECG inferior lead abnormalities in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia

Moniek Cox1, Ans Wiesfeld2, Arthur Wilde3, Douwe Atsma4, Peter Loh5, Richard Hauer5

1University Medical Centre Utrecht and Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of The Netherlands, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

3Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

4University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

5University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Introduction Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD) primarily affects the RV. Diagnostic Task Force Criteria (TFC) use the right precordial leads V1–3. However, diagnostic contribution of inferior leads II, III and aVF, reflecting the RV inferior area and is not known.

Aim of the study Analysis of depolarization/repolarization abnormalities (#dep/#rep) in leads II, III and aVF in ARVD and relationship to disease localization and VT.

MethodsWe...

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