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Left ventricular noncompaction.
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PMID:  21119528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Left ventricular noncompaction is a rare cardiomyopathy characterized by prominent ventricular hypertrabeculation. Here, we discuss the case of a 30-year-old man who presented with rapidly conducted atrial fibrillation. The images we present demonstrate appearances characteristic of this cardiomyopathy, with prominent trabeculations and an end-diastolic noncompacted to compacted myocardial thickness ratio of more than 2 noted on echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging.
Authors:
Neil Mangrolia; Timothy Watson; Deepa Gopalan; Kausik K Ray
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1558-2035     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101259752     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  430-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK.
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