TITLE

Case of Ventricular Noncompaction: The Crypts and the Blood

AUTHOR(S)
Ambardekar, Amrut V.; Krantz, Mori J.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2008, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p866
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study about a 28-year-old man suffering from ventricular noncompaction syndrome with progressive dyspnea, orthopnea, and edema of the lower extremity. Noncompaction syndrome is a rare congenital form of cardiomyopathy that makes up the fetal myocardial primordium. Furthermore, patients with isolated left ventricular noncompaction are at risk for developing heart failure, ventricular arrhythmia, and embolic complications.
ACCESSION #
33967208

 

Related Articles

  • PERIPARTUM CARDIOMYOPATHY: ITS FREQUNCY AND MATERNAL OUTCOME. Shaikh, Shahida; Shaikh, Shazia; Shaikh, Saleem Akhter // Medical Channel;Oct2010, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p590 

    OBJECTIVE: To determine Frequency and maternal outcome in patients with peri partum cardiomyopathy. STUDY DESIGN: Descriptive case series study MATERIALS AND METHODS: Study conducted at Obs/gyn unit II Shaikh Zyed Hospital for Women Chandka Medical College Larkana from January 2008 to December...

  • Miyokardiyal "noncompaction": Ä°ki olgu. Çetin, Mecnun; Yıldırımer, Münevver; Kurdal, Adnan Taner; Coşkun, Senol // Dicle Medical Journal / Dicle Tip Dergisi;2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p87 

    Myocardial noncompaction is a rare type of congenital cardiomyopathy, characterized by trabecular network and deep trabecular recesses located in one or more ventricular segments. Patients generally present with cardiac failure, ventricular arrhythmias, and signs and symptoms related to systemic...

  • Tek Tarafli Kardiyojenik Akciger �demi. BERK, Serdar; DOGAN, �mer Tamer; �ZSAHIN, Sefa Levent; ASLAN, Sulhattin; YILMAZ, B�lent; AKKURT, Ibrahim // Akciger Arsivi/Archives of Lung;2010, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p31 

    Unilateral pulmonary edema is an unusual clinical condition that has been reported as a manifestation of left heart failure, mostly affecting the right lung. We present a 77-year-old male patient with right pulmonary edema who had ischemic cardiomyopathy in background, applied with dyspnea. The...

  • A rare presentation of patent ductus arteriosus in an adult patient with normal pulmonary hypertension and limb edema. Pishgoo, Bahram; Saburi, Amin; Khosravi, Arezoo // ARYA Atherosclerosis;2014, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p273 

    Bahram Pishgoo(1), Amin Saburi(2), Arezoo Khosravi(3) Abstract BACKGROUND: Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) at childhood is one of the five major and frequent congenital abnormalities, but it can be rarely seen in adults. Pulmonary hypertension (PHTN) and other presentations such as heart failure...

  • Measuring breathlessness among patients with heart failure. Linden, Belinda // British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;Mar2010, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p149 

    The article reports on the findings of a study stating that the measuring of breathlessness during exercise or other activities allows researchers to acquire a deeper understanding of the impact of breathlessness on the ability of patients with heart failure to cope and to monitor any...

  • Current state of knowledge on aetiology, diagnosis, management, and therapy of peripartum cardiomyopathy: a position statement from the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on peripartum cardiomyopathy. Sliwa, Karen; Hilfiker-Kleiner, Denise; Petrie, Mark C.; Mebazaa, Alexandre; Pieske, Burkert; Buchmann, Eckhart; Regitz-Zagrosek, Vera; Schaufelberger, Maria; Tavazzi, Luigi; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Watkins, Hugh; Shah, Ajay J.; Seferovic, Petar M.; Elkayam, Uri; Pankuweit, Sabine; Papp, Zoltan; Mouquet, Frederic; McMurray, John J. V. // European Journal of Heart Failure;Aug2010, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p767 

    Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a cause of pregnancy-associated heart failure. It typically develops during the last month of, and up to 6 months after, pregnancy in women without known cardiovascular disease. The present position statement offers a state-of-the-art summary of what is known...

  • Unrecognised peripartum cardiomyopathy will have dire consequences. Shafiq, Mohammad; Khan, Riaz Ahmed; Khan, Azam; Shah, Ameena; Hussain, Safder // Anaesthesia, Pain & Intensive Care;May-Aug2013, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p195 

    We report an undiagnosed case of Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) in our tertiary care hospital, who presented for an elective cesarean section (CS) with cough and orthopnea in her late gestational period. She was treated for upper respiratory tract infection; whereas her heart failure leading...

  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy In A 39 Year Old Female: A Case Report. D. I., Uchenna; J. I., Anyalechi; D. E., Jesuorobo // Internet Journal of Cardiology;2011, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is a dilated cardiomyopathy, caused by long standing chronic ingestion of alcohol. It is very similar to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). However, total cessation of alcohol is strongly associated with improvement of symptoms and even reversal of the...

  • Diagnostic and prognostic value of osteopontin in patients with acute congestive heart failure. Behnes, Michael; Brueckmann, Martina; Lang, Siegfried; Espeter, Florian; Weiss, Christel; Neumaier, Michael; Ahmad-Nejad, Parviz; Borggrefe, Martin; Hoffmann, Ursula // European Journal of Heart Failure;Dec2013, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p1390 

    Aims To evaluate the diagnostic and prognostic value of osteopontin in patients with acute dyspnoea and/or peripheral oedema suspected of having acute congestive heart failure (aCHF). Methods and results A total of 401 patients presenting with acute dyspnoea and/or peripheral oedema to the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics