Introduction: Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy/Dysplasia Clarified

  • Gaetano Thiene
  • Andrea Nava
  • Frank I. Marcus


The first monograph on arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia (ARVC/D) was published 10 years ago [1]. Since then, there have been major advancements in the basic knowledge of the disease as well as a better understanding of the diagnosis and treatment. A workshop was held in Venice, Italy on October 3, 2005, where research on various aspects of this disease, both biological and clinical was presented.


Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Intercalate Disc Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Electroanatomic Mapping Desmosomal Protein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gaetano Thiene
    • 1
  • Andrea Nava
    • 2
  • Frank I. Marcus
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medical Diagnostic SciencesUniversity of PaduaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Cardiological, Thoracic and Vascular SciencesUniversity of PaduaItaly
  3. 3.Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Sarver Heart CenterUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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