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Isolated Left Ventricular Noncompaction Mimicking Ventricular Mass.
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PMID:  21545516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Isolated left ventricular noncompaction is an inherited cardiomyopathy characterized by multiple prominent trabeculations with deep intertrabecular recesses. The diagnosis is often missed because echocardiography poses inherent problems of poor echo window in assessment of the LV apex, which is most commonly involved in noncompaction. We report a case in which conventional 2D echocardiography failed to demonstrate multiple prominent trabeculations. Contrast echocardiography confirmed the presence of multiple trabeculations with deep intertrabecular recesses. This report emphasizes the importance of contrast echocardiography in the diagnosis of ventricular noncompaction. (Echocardiography ****;**:E1-E3).
Authors:
Praveen Jayan; Ravindranath K Shankarappa; Rajiv Ananthakrishna; Manjunath C Nanjappa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-6     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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© 2011, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore, India.
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