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The Authors have developed an epidemiologic screening among 299 subjects girl's secondary school (average 16.5 years) to verify the incidence of idiopathic mitral valve prolapse (MVP) and associated thoracic-skeletal abnormalities in young female people. The MVP was assessed in 10 subjects (3.3%), scoliosis in 41 subjects (13.7%). The MVP incidence among(More)
The authors correlate echocardiographic and haemodynamic reports of a 12 year old patient with congestive heart failure and enlarged heart, secondary to fibrotic cardiomyopathy which effected the right ventricle (RV) and left ventricle (LV) apex. The echocardiographic M-mode examination showed: dilatation of the RV; ectasis and akinesis of the apex of the(More)