Table 5

Pregnancy in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

AuthorYearWomenPregnancyPalpitationSyncope/dizzinessArrhythmiaHFCSDeathsDiureticBBAntiarrhythmicICD
Bauce et al 40 2006662 (33)NA2 (33) VES.
1 (17) VT postpartum.
NA4 (67)0NA2 (33)2 (33) propafenone.
2 (33) flecainide.
1 (17)
Hodes et al 41 201626397 (27)NA5 (19) SVA.2 (8)11 (28)03 (12)16 (62)1 (4) flecainide.
4 (15) sotalol.
28 (72) deliveries.
Castrini et al 38 201858886 (10)15
(26) syncope.
1 (2) dizziness.
22 (38)
VA.
06 (7)0NA5 (9)NA16 (28)
Gandjbakhch et al 39 20182360, 50 completed9 (39)2 (9) dizziness.1 (4) VT.
1 (4) undocumented tachycardia.
08 (16)006 (26) BB only2 (8) flecainide only.
5 (22) BB+flecainide.
Four during follow-up.
Billebeau et al 7 201833NANA1 (33) VT.0NA0NANA1 (33) flecainide+catheter ablation.NA
  • All values are n (%). 

  • BB, beta-blocker; CS, caesarean section; HF, heart failure; ICD, implantable cardioverter defibrillator; NA, not available; SVA, sustained ventricular tachycardia, aborted sudden cardiac death or appropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) intervention; VA, ventricular arrhythmia; VES, ventricular extra systole; VT, ventricular tachycardia.