Noncompaction and embolic myocardial infarction: the importance of oral anticoagulation.

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Left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) is characterized by left ventricular (LV) hypertrabeculations and is associated with heart failure, arrhythmias and embolism. We report the case of a 67-year-old LVNC patient, under oral anticoagulation (OAC) therapy for apical thrombosis. After she discontinued OAC, the thrombus involved almost the whole of the left… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.repc.2015.01.014

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@article{Pulignano2015NoncompactionAE, title={Noncompaction and embolic myocardial infarction: the importance of oral anticoagulation.}, author={Giovanni Pulignano and Maria Denitza Tinti and Stefano Tolone and Carmine Musto and Lucia De Lio and Paolo Giuseppe Pino and Giovanni Minardi and Roberto Violini and Massimo Uguccioni}, journal={Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology}, year={2015}, volume={34 7-8}, pages={497.e1-4} }