Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy in Children With Congenital Heart Disease: Evaluation Using Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging

@article{Madan2011NoncompactionCI,
  title={Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy in Children With Congenital Heart Disease: Evaluation Using Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging},
  author={Shobhit Madan and Soma P Mandal and James E. Bost and Michael D. Mishra and Ariel L. Bailey and Dennis Willaman and Pallavi Jonnalagadda and Kereeti V. Pisapati and Sameh S. Tadros},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={33},
  pages={215-221}
}
Noncompaction of the left ventricle, a genetic cardiomyopathy with a reported incidence of 0.05% to 0.24%, can lead to sudden cardiac death, particularly among children, if left undetected. Because the diagnosis of isolated noncompaction cardiomyopathy (NCM) can be overlooked, its association with other congenital heart diseases (CHDs) makes the diagnosis… CONTINUE READING