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Isolated left ventricular non-compaction: A single-center experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23337431     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Isolated left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) is a rare cardiomyopathy characterized by excessive and prominent trabeculations associated with deep recesses that communicate with the ventricular cavity. Determining the natural history of this condition has been hampered by differences in clinical features and prognosis in published series, which are partly the result of differing diagnostic criteria and the lack of management guidelines. This work aims to contribute to the characterization of isolated LVNC by analyzing an affected population in terms of clinical presentation, diagnosis, risk stratification, treatment and follow-up. We also discuss the most relevant data from the literature concerning this cardiomyopathy.
Authors:
Olga Sousa; Guida Silva; Francisco Sampaio; Marco Oliveira; Helena Gonçalves; João Primo; José Ribeiro; Conceição Fonseca; Aníbal Albuquerque; Lino Simões; Vasco Gama
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0870-2551     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Port Cardiol     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710716     Medline TA:  Rev Port Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; POR     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia. Published by Elsevier España. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Serviço de Cardiologia, Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal. Electronic address: olga-sousa@sapo.pt.
Vernacular Title:
Não compactação isolada do ventrículo esquerdo: experiência de um centro.
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