LV Non-compaction

Pignatelli RH, et al.
Circulation 2003;108:2672-8

LVNC - Diagnostic criteria (Adapted from Heart 2001;86:666-71).
All 3 criteria must be present.
1) Multiple deep echocardiographic trabeculations
2)Trabeculations should communicate with ventricular cavity, shown by color Doppler and recesses demonstrated in apical & middle portions of the ventricle
3) Non-compacted to compacted portions ratio >1.4

Angiography images are from Cardiology in the Young 2007;17:56-63

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