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Left ventricular noncompaction in a Para athlete

Ednei Costa Maia ORCID logo , Filippo Aragão Savioli ORCID logo , Sanna Roque Pinheiro ORCID logo , Leandro Santini Echenique ORCID logo , Japy Angelini Oliveira Filho ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019RC4514

ABSTRACT The left ventricular noncompaction is a congenital cardiomyopathy characterized by the presence of abnormal trabeculations in the left ventricle. The present study describes the case of a 14-year-old female Para athlete, who plays goalball. She was asymptomatic, with history of congenital nystagmus and mild visual impairment, who presented nonspecific electrocardiographic abnormalities during pre-competition screening. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging showed left ventricular non-compaction (non-compacted to compacted layer ratio equal to 2.5) and mild biventricular systolic dysfunction. Initially, the patient was […]