An epsilon wave in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia

Chun Chi You, Yuan Teng Tseng, Ming Hsiung Hsieh

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A 53-year-old male presented to our emergency department with a sudden onset of ventricular tachycardia with left bundle branch block and right axis deviation. After the tachyarrhythmia converting to sinus rhythm, the ECG displayed sinus rhythm with a typical epsilon wave in leads V1 and V2. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) was suspected. The epsilon wave is the most specific hallmark for the diagnosis of ARVD/C, although it is insensitive. For the management of these patients, antiarrhythmic medications appear to be effective. However, implantable cardioverter defibrillators are the only reliable treatment to prevent sudden cardiac death.
頁(從 - 到)e63-e64
期刊International Journal of Cardiology
出版狀態已發佈 - 7月 10 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 心臟病學與心血管醫學


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