Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy


Is arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy more common in people from certain countries?

Although found in individuals from all different racial groups, ethnicities, and countries, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy is more common in individuals from Venice and Padua in Italy as well as the Island of Naxos in Greece.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • • DATE UPDATED: 2020-01-09


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