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Obscured meshwork structure after treatment for heart failure: a case study.
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PMID:  22576385     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
An 87-year-old man with heart failure was admitted to our hospital. A transthoracic echocardiography showed diffuse mild left ventricular (LV) hypokinesis and LV noncompaction at the apex. A three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography confirmed a trabecular meshwork. After treatment for heart failure, LV end-systolic dimension decreased and trabeculae seemed to converge and became obscure in end-systole. This is a rare case suggesting mechanism of obscured LV noncompaction after treatment for heart failure.
Taku Rokutanda; Ikuo Misumi; Yousuke Hanaoka; Ryuichiro Akahoshi; Mitsuhiro Matsumoto; Nahoko Takeda; Hiroyuki Obayashi; Koichi Kaikita; Megumi Yamamuro; Seigo Sugiyama; Hisao Ogawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-04-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1049-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Internal Medicine, Kumamoto Saisyunsou Hospital, Japan.
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