Is Left Ventricular Noncompaction in Children Truly an Isolated Lesion?

@article{Tsai2008IsLV,
  title={Is Left Ventricular Noncompaction in Children Truly an Isolated Lesion?},
  author={Shane F. Tsai and Eric Steven Ebenroth and Roger Allen Hurwitz and Timothy M. Cordes and Marcus S. Schamberger and Anjan Singh Batra},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={30},
  pages={597-602}
}
Left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) is a form of cardiomyopathy resulting from a disorder of endomyocardial morphogenesis. It has been associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to characterize associated cardiac findings in children with LVNC and to identify risk factors associated with increased mortality. From our echocardiography database, we identified 46 patients diagnosed with LVNC between December 1999 and February 2005. The mean age at presentation… CONTINUE READING
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