Left ventricular noncompaction in adulthood: heart failure clinic experience

@article{Eacute2015LeftVN,
  title={Left ventricular noncompaction in adulthood: heart failure clinic experience},
  author={Jos Eacute and Emanuel Capistrano Costa and Catarina Pereira and Filipa Gomes and Paulo Bettencourt and Pedro Bernardo Almeida},
  journal={International Journal of Cardiovascular Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={28},
  pages={165-172}
}
Left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) is a distinct type of non-classified cardiomyopathy1-3 that features a number of specific echocardiographic features, such as thickening of both myocardial layers with prominent trabeculations4. It may occur in isolation or associated with several heart defects or neuromuscular diseases5. Normal myocardial compaction usually starts in the embryonic period (between six and eight weeks), continuing during the fetal period, between 12 and 18 weeks of gestation… 

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