Left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy

Kamal Shemisa, Jun Li, Marty Tam, Julio Barcena


The diagnosis of adults with Left Ventricular Noncompaction (LVNC) has been reported with increasing frequency in the literature. The diagnosis of this disorder depends largely on findings obtained in advanced cardiac imaging and further requires special considerations when treatment is pursued. A systematic review of the literature follows describing the rationale to management.