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Cardiovascular System


{"ops":[{"insert":"Diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC)"},{"insert":"\n","attributes":{"header":1}},{"insert":"Definitive diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) requires histological confirmation of fibrofatty replacement of the right ventricle, at postmortem or surgery. As might be obvious, this is not of much clinical value.\n\nEndomyocardial biopsies are also of limited utility, given the segmental nature of the disease.\n\nIn this light, certain criteria were set forth in 1994 by an International Task Force from the European Society of Cardiology (ECS) and the International Society and Federation of Cardiology (ISFC).\n\nThe latest revision (2010) identifies six main categories of criteria; within each category, each individual criterion is classified as major or minor.\n\nThese 6 categories are,\n\n- Global and\/or regional dy"}]}

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