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Biventricular non-compaction with predominant right ventricular involvement, reduced left ventricular systolic and diastolic function, and pulmonary hypertension in a Hispanic male.

Authors
  • Said, Sarmad1
  • Cooper, Chad J1
  • Quevedo, Karla2
  • Rodriguez, Emmanuel1
  • Hernandez, German T3
  • 1 Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, TX, U.S.A.
  • 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, TX, U.S.A. ; Division of Cardiology, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, TX, U.S.A.
  • 3 Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, TX, U.S.A. ; Division of Nephrology, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, TX, U.S.A.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of case reports
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
14
Pages
539–542
Identifiers
DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.889676
PMID: 24367719
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

NCM is a unique disorder resulting in serious and severe complications. The majority of the reported cases describe the involvement of the left ventricle. However, the right ventricle should be taken into careful consideration. The early diagnosis may help to increase the event-free survival.

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