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Isolated Left Ventricular Noncompaction in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Clinical and Echocardiographic Perspective
Background— Isolated left ventricular noncompaction (ILVNC) is a cardiomyopathy caused by intrauterine failure of the myocardium to compact. Common clinical complications are heart failure,Expand
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Left ventricular twist in left ventricular noncompaction.
AIMS Left ventricular (LV) twist is an important component of systolic function. The effect of abnormal LV twist on adverse remodelling of the heart in left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) isExpand
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Isolated left ventricular noncompaction in identical twins.
The investigators describe 35-year-old monozygotic twins who presented 6 months apart with heart failure. In conclusion, this is the first report of adult monozygotic twins with isolated leftExpand
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Peripartum cardiomyopathy associated with left ventricular noncompaction phenotype and reversible rigid body rotation.
A 30-year-old woman presented 1-month postpartum with new-onset biventricular heart failure for which no other contributing cause could be found clinically or on laboratory investigations. Her 2Expand
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Clinical outcomes in patients with isolated left ventricular noncompaction and heart failure.
BACKGROUND We prospectively evaluated long-term clinical outcomes of patients diagnosed with isolated left ventricular noncompaction (ILVNC) and heart failure from a sub-Saharan African population.Expand
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Isolated left ventricular non-compaction with normal ejection fraction.
Isolated left ventricular non-compaction (LVNC) is a genetic disease that is being increasingly recognised in patients presenting with heart failure of unknown origin. In this case report, weExpand
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Human immunodeficiency virus and left ventricular noncompaction.
sequential analysis (TSA). Copenhagen, Denmark: Copenhagen Trial Unit, Centre for Clinical Intervention Research; 20111–115 [Available from www.ctu.dk/tsa]. [3] Wetterslev J, Thorlund K, Brok J,Expand
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