Published in Heart Disease Weekly, May 4th, 2003
According to published research from England, "Isolated noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium (NCVM) is a rare cardiomyopathy characterized by the persistence of numerous marked ventricular trabeculations and deep intertrabecular recesses with direct vascular supply by the ventricular cavities.
"We report two cases diagnosed by fetal echocardiography at 27 and 30 weeks' gestation, respectively. Postnatal echocardiography verified the presence of the NCVM seen prenatally.
"Diagnosis was confirmed...
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