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Identification of Left Ventricular "Rigid Body Rotation" by Three-Dimensional Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography in a Patient with Noncompaction of the Left Ventricle: A Case from the MAGYAR-Path Study.
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PMID:  22748107     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Noncompaction of the left ventricular myocardium (LVNC) is a new clinical entity firstly described by Engberding and Bender in 1984. LVNC is characterized by the presence of numerous prominent trabeculations and deep intertrabecular recesses within the left ventricle. Recently, it has been demonstrated by two-dimensional (2D) speckle-tracking echocardiography (STE), that left ventricular (LV) basal and LV apical rotations are in the same direction resulting in the near absence of LV twist in LVNC patients, which was called as "LV solid/rigid body rotation." Three-dimensional (3D)-STE has just been introduced, and found to be an accurate method for the evaluation of LV rotation mechanics. The aim of this report was to confirm LV "rigid body rotation" in an LVNC patient by 3D-STE. (Echocardiography 2012;**: E1-E4).
Authors:
Attila Nemes; Anita Kalapos; Péter Domsik; Tamás Forster
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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2nd Department of Medicine and Cardiology Center, Medical Faculty, Albert Szent-Györgyi Clinical Center, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary.
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