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Right ventricular noncompaction in a neonate with complex congenital heart disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16014196     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ventricular noncompaction is a rare unclassified cardiomyopathy occurring because of arrest of the normal intrauterine compaction of the loose luminal component of the ventricular myocardium. There is limited data regarding its diagnosis and outcome in children. It is recognised, however, that right ventricular involvement is extremely rare. We report a case in which only the right ventricular myocardium was noncompacted, a situation which led to heart failure soon after birth.
Dursun Alehan; Omer Faruk Dogan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1047-9511     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Young     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-14     Completed Date:  2005-11-22     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  434-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Fatal Outcome
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Defects, Congenital / complications*,  diagnosis,  physiopathology
Heart Failure / diagnosis,  etiology*,  physiopathology
Heart Ventricles / abnormalities*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Infant, Newborn
Radiography, Thoracic
Ventricular Dysfunction, Right / complications*,  diagnosis,  physiopathology
Ventricular Pressure

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