ARVD is a genetic cardiomyopathy that causes life-threatening arrhythmias and heart failure. Awareness and thorough evaluation are critical for diagnosis. New advanced treatments for ARVD are available for patients that have not had success with conventional therapies.
An unconventional approach for treatment for ventricular storm may be an ultrasound-guided block of the stellate ganglion which provides sympathetic stimulation of the heart. This may reduce cardiac irritability and facilitate defibrillation.
A 45-year-old man with severe coronary heart disease s/p CABG but with an unprotected left main, presented to the emergency department for evaluation and suffered a ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. CPR and BVM ventilation was initiated immediately. The patient underwent an