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Isolated Non-compaction Cardiomyopathy Presented with Ventricular Tachycardia.
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PMID:  22121465     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Non-compaction cardiomyopathy is a recently recognized disorder, based on an arrest in endomyocardial morphogenesis. The disease is characterized by heart failure (both diastolic and systolic), systemic emboli and ventricular arrhythmias. The diagnosis is established by two-dimensional echocardiography. Isolated left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy (IVNC) is an exceedingly rare congenital cardiomyopathy. Only a few cases of this condition have been reported. It is characterized by prominent and excessive trabeculation in a ventricular wall segment, with deep intertrabecular spaces perfused from the ventricular cavity. Echocardiographic findings are important clues for the diagnosis. We report a case of isolated non-compaction of the left ventricular myocardium presented with ventricular tachycardia.
Authors:
Virendra C Patil; Harsha V Patil
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart views : the official journal of the Gulf Heart Association     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0976-5123     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Views     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-28     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101316474     Medline TA:  Heart Views     Country:  Qatar    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  74-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University, Karad, Maharashtra, India.
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