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Ventricular noncompaction and associated cardiac anomalies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20856104     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An 80-year-old woman was referred for transcatheter aortic valve implantation for correction of aortic stenosis. An echocardiogram at the author's institution revealed severe hypertrophy of the left ventricle with deep recesses into the myocardium and hypokinesis involving the left ventricular apex. In addition, there was subaortic stenosis secondary to a muscular ridge. The aortic valve was only mildly stenotic. In this Cardiology Grand Rounds, the authors present a rare case of ventricular noncompaction and review the literature on this subject and its association with other cardiac abnormalities.
Mikhailia Lake; Stamatios Lerakis; Jacob Green; Jason M Brown; Sameer V Nagpal; Patrick Willis; Peter Block; Vasilis Babaliaros
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of the medical sciences     Volume:  340     ISSN:  1538-2990     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-04     Completed Date:  2010-12-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370506     Medline TA:  Am J Med Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  399-401     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Aortic Valve / surgery*
Aortic Valve Stenosis* / pathology,  surgery
Clinical Trials as Topic
Heart Defects, Congenital / pathology*
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Heart Ventricles / pathology*

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