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Genetic and Developmental Disorders: Genetic Disorders |

A Rare Case of Left Ventricular Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy

Jeffrey Le, BA; Shelly Brejt, MD; Sameer Chadha, MBBS; Nadine Montemarano, MD; Joshua Kerstein, MD; Jacob Shani, MD
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Maimonides Medical Center, New York, NY


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A244. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.254
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SESSION TITLE: Genetic Disorders

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PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 02:15 PM - 03:45 PM

INTRODUCTION: Left Ventricular Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy (LVNCC) is a rare myocardial disorder which results from failure of left ventricle to compact in embryogenesis. It is characterized by a two-layered ventricular wall, an outer compacted epicardial layer and an inner non-compacted layer composed of prominent trabeculations and deep inter-trabecular recesses which communicate with LV cavity.

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