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Noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium: the use of contrast-enhanced echocardiography in diagnosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12514644     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a case of noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium diagnosed in the preoperative evaluation of a patient undergoing renal transplantation. Ventricular noncompaction is characterized by numerous prominent trabecular recesses with intratrabecular blood from the ventricular cavity. Color Doppler was suggestive of intramyocardial flow. With contrast-enhanced echocardiography the endocardial borders were clearly demarcated, allowing for visualization of trabecular recesses and intratrabecular flow. Contrast-enhanced echocardiography facilitates the diagnosis of noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium, circumventing the need for invasive diagnostic testing.
Authors:
Maureen H Lowery; Jose A Martel; Juan P Zambrano; Alexandre Ferreira; Lourdes Eco; Anthony Gallagher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0894-7317     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2003 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-06     Completed Date:  2003-04-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  94-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA. Mlowery@med.miami.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiomyopathies / ultrasonography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography
Female
Heart Ventricles / pathology,  ultrasonography
Humans
Image Enhancement
Middle Aged

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