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Arrythmogenic cardiomyopathy opinions or advice.

Regarding ARVC, im a 25 year old, fit and healthy male. I do sometimes feel ectopic beats during rest periods or sometimes even during or shortly after exercising. This triggered a chain of events which went in order of a resting ECG followed by an ECHOCARDIOGRAM, then came a HOLTER monitor for 24 hours and finally a TREADMILL test.

All of the above revealed the occasional PVC and more frequently premature atrial contractions.

Since reading up on ectopic beats during exercise for my age group, i stumbled across ARVC among other conditions. The other conditions are more recognizable (in my opinion) and tend to be present by the late teens. ARVC to my understanding is different, and shows a display from age 20 on wards. I know it can be hard to detect if no dilation is present of the right ventricle.

My worry is that i may have some clinically undetectable strain of the condition, due to 2 things that i feel are alarming on my ECG. There is a slight notch in v1 on the s wave, among a couple of other things.
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Have you had a cmr... I dont put much weight into EKG alone tbh.
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hi there, i havent actually no! the team im seeing wont do it, presumably for costs! i had an echo done in 2018, but they couldnt see much of the r.v.
Yeah echos suck looking at the right side... samsied with ekg...  there are only 2 leads that look at it at all lol.

You really need to see another specialist and push for a cmr...

Then you'll be more at peace!
Yeah i think your right! I am now thankfully seeing inherited cardiac conditions leader at St Georges in London,  for the a repeat echo, and a stress test. I shall be mentioning CMR as well as a signal averaged ecg too. Signal averaged is a cheap way too and can add to a diagnosis. I have no family history or anything however it has to start somewhere along the gene cylce's. Hey ayl291, are u familiar with ecg's? Could i send u picture of one of mine to show you something?
Yeah i think your right! I am now thankfully seeing inherited cardiac conditions leader at St Georges in London,  for the a repeat echo, and a stress test. I shall be mentioning CMR as well as a signal averaged ecg too. Signal averaged is a cheap way too and can add to a diagnosis. I have no family history or anything however it has to start somewhere along the gene cylce's. Hey ayl291, are u familiar with ecg's? Could i send u picture of one of mine to show you something?
I am familiar,  however as I am not currently licensed and acting as a patient myself I cannot view them... and tbh I never found them very helpful.
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