ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
De novo left ventricular non-compaction accompanied by severe mitral valve failure in a young pregnant
Hidayet Kayançiçek1, Özkan Alataş2, Ömer Faruk Doğan3
1Department of Cardiology, MedicalPark Hospital, Elazığ, Turkey
2Department Radiology, The Healt Sciences University, Elazığ Training and Research Hospital, Elazığ, Turkey
3Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Healt Sciences University Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2018.15676
De novo left ventricular non-compaction is a rare pathology in the peripartum period. To the best of our knowledge, pregnancy-induced cardiomyopathy accompanied by severe mitral valve insufficiency requiring surgery during pregnancy has not been previously reported. Herein, we report the first postpartum case of de novo left ventricular non-compaction who underwent mitral valve repair.
Keywords : de novo left ventricular non-compaction; mitral valve repair; peripartum cardiomyopathy; pregnancy
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