Finding Criteria for Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC) with Ultrasound

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December 2, 2021

Patient: A 59-year-old male patient with no previous medical history presented to the ER with dizziness.

Initial Examination: The patient was hypotensive and tachycardic. ECG revealed ventricular tachycardia. Due to hemodynamic decompensation successful DC cardioversion to sinus rhythm was performed.

Kosmos POCUS Examination: After the restoration of normal rhythm, a bedside exam with Kosmos revealed dyskinesia of the RV inflow region, suggesting ARVC (Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy). The diagnosis was later confirmed with cMR.

Subcostal LAX view showing dilated right ventricle with dyskinesia of the RV inflow region

Subcostal SAX view showing regional RV dyskinesia and low normal left ventricular systolic function

Subcostal SAX view at the level of the aortic valve demonstrating dyskinesia of the RV inflow region

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