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A young man presented with syncope. He was diagnosed with triglyceride deposit cardiomyovasculopathy and skeletal myopathy secondary to adipose triglyceride lipase (ATGL) deficiency. Despite optimal medical therapy, he required heart transplantation to treat his heart failure. Five years post-transplant, the graft function was normal with no evidence of triglyceride deposits. (Level of Difficulty: Intermediate.)

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.jaccas.2020.03.021

Type

Journal article

Journal

Jacc Case Reports

Publication Date

20/05/2020

Volume

2

Pages

760 - 763