Prenatal diagnosis of isolated non-compaction of the ventricular myocardium: study of six cases.

@article{Ozkutlu2007PrenatalDO,
  title={Prenatal diagnosis of isolated non-compaction of the ventricular myocardium: study of six cases.},
  author={S{\"u}heyla Ozkutlu and Ozlem Mehtap Bostan and Tevfik Karag{\"o}z and Ozg{\"u}r Deren and G{\"u}lsevin Tekinalp},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={172-6}
}
BACKGROUND Isolated non-compaction of the ventricular myocardium (INVM) is characterized by prominent and excessive trabeculations in one or more ventricular wall segments, with deep intertrabecular recesses communicating directly with the ventricular cavities. Diagnosis of the disease is based on the 2-D echocardiographic features. Despite the fact that many cases of INVM have been reported in children and adults since the initial description of the disease, it has been diagnosed in only a few… CONTINUE READING

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