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Letter to Editor(ISSN: 2641-1725)

Cause and Management of Calcified Left Ventricular Hyper trabeculation / Noncompaction

Volume 2 - Issue 5

Josef Finsterer1 and Claudia Stöllberger2

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    • 1Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Austria
    • 2Medical Department with Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Austria

    *Corresponding author: Josef Finsterer, MD, PhD, Postfach 20, 1180 Vienna, Austria, Europe

Received: December 17, 2018;   Published: December 19, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/LOJMS.2018.02.000147

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In a recent article, Pipitone et al. [1] reported about a fetus with calcified left ventricular hypertrabeculation / noncompaction (LVHT) and persistence of the abnormality after delivery [1]. We have the following comments and concerns regarding this paper. LVHT is frequently associated with other cardiac abnormalities or diseases of organs other than the heart. Was the index patient or any of the relatives investigated for multisystem involvement? Was there any indication for cerebral, ocular, otologic, endocrine, cardiac, intestinal, renal, haematological, or cutaneous abnormalities in addition to LVHT?

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