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Isolated left ventricular non-compaction: cardiomyopathy with homogeneous transmural and heterogeneous segmental perfusion
  1. A C Borges,
  2. D Kivelitz,
  3. G Baumann
  1. 1Cardiology, Pneumology, and Angiology, Medical Department, Charité, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  2. 2Institute for Radiology, Charité, Humboldt University
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Adrian C Borges, Medical Department I, Charité Berlin, Schumannstrasse 20–21, 10117 Berlin, Germany;


This is the first description of a case of isolated non-compaction of the left ventricular myocardium, involving a 52 year old woman presenting with progressive heart failure, with analysis of myocardial perfusion by contrast echocardiography in comparison with magnetic resonance imaging.

  • non-compaction cardiomyopathy
  • contrast echocardiography
  • perfusion

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