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Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy due to repetitive monomorphic ventricular ectopy in association with isolated left ventricular non-compaction.
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PMID:  24292167     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Isolated left ventricular non-compaction is a rare genetic disorder manifesting mainly with heart failure, ventricular arrhythmias and systemic embolism. Isolated ventricular tachycardia originating from the right ventricular outflow tract is an arrhythmia that can be treated medically and/or by radiofrequency catheter ablation. Here, we report a case of an asymptomatic 16-year-old boy with a new diagnosis of dilated cardiomyopathy, left ventricular noncompaction and right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia. Electrophysiological studies and radiofrequency ablation of the right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia resulted in normalisation of left ventricular systolic function. This is the first case reporting left ventricular non-compaction in association with tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy secondary to repetitive monomorphic right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia.
Authors:
D Osmonov; K S Ozcan; A Ekmekçi; B Güngör; A T Alper
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-12-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular journal of Africa     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1680-0745     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc J Afr     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101313864     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc J Afr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Almaty Sema Hospital, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
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