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What does PMVT stand for?

PMVT stands for Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia


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Quite simply, we demonstrate that estrogen promotes major cardiac events - such as polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (pVT) and SCD - while progesterone prevents them when LQT2 is a factor.
Mutations in the human RYR2 gene have been associated with two inherited cardiac diseases: arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy type 2 (ARVD2; OMIM 600996) and stress-induced polymorphic ventricular tachycardia [ventricular tachycardia, stress-induced, polymorphic (VT-SIP); OMIM 604772] (5-10).
Commonly prescribed drugs, such as antibiotics, psychotropic agents and histamine HI-receptor antagonists, can prolong cardiac repolarization and might trigger a polymorphic ventricular tachycardia called torsades de pointes (1).
The inherited cardiac channelopathies, including Long QT Syndrome (LQTS), Brugada Syndrome (BrS) and Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (CPVT), are the cause of death for over 30% of Sudden Unexplained Deaths (SUDS) and 10-15% of autopsy-negative Sudden Infant Deaths (SIDS).