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Heart, Lung and Circulation

Exercise-Induced Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy—An Emerging Condition Distinct from Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy

      We report a case of a 32-year-old female world champion triathlete who developed exercise induced recurrent ventricular tachycardia (VT). Investigations supported a diagnosis of the newly recognised condition “exercise induced right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy” (EIRVD/C). The VT could be easily terminated by burst pacing from the RV apex and the athlete has been successfully treated with an internal cardioverter defibrillator (ICD).

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