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Prenatal diagnosis of fetal left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21728209     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Isolated non-compaction of the left ventricle (LVNC) is a rare disorder, classified as a primary genetic cardiomyopathy by the American Heart Association or as an unclassified cardiomyopathy by the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases. The key feature is the prominent trabeculae and deep intertrabecular recesses resulting in thickened myocardium with the two layers consisting of compacted and non-compacted myocardium. These recesses are in continuity with the left ventricular cavity and are filled with blood without evidence of communication to the epicardial coronary artery system. We present a case of LVNC detected prenatally at 25 + 4 weeks of gestation. Copyright © 2011 ISUOG. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Authors:
E G Tsapakis; M Eleftheriades; G Daskalakis; C Chrelias; D Hassiakos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1469-0705     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-7-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9108340     Medline TA:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 ISUOG. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Affiliation:
EMBRYOCARE, Fetal Medicine Unit, Athens, Greece.
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