Endomyocardial Fibrosis

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Endomyocardial Fibrosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Endomyocardial Fibrosis" returned 94 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Plasma cytokine profile in tropical endomyocardial fibrosis: predominance of TNF-a, IL-4 and IL-10.
 

Author(s): Aline S Bossa, Vera M C Salemi, Susan P Ribeiro, Daniela S Rosa, Ludmila Rodrigues Pinto Ferreira, Suzete C Ferreira, Anna Shoko Nishiya, Charles Mady, Jorge Kalil, Edecio Cunha-Neto

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The participation of immune/inflammatory mechanisms in the pathogenesis of tropical endomyocardial fibrosis (EMF) has been suggested by the finding of early blood and myocardial eosinophilia. However, the inflammatory activation status of late-stage EMF patients is still unknown.

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2014

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Tropical endomyocardial fibrosis in India: a vanishing disease!
 

Author(s): G Vijayaraghavan, S Sivasankaran

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2012 Nov;136(5):729-38.

 

Tropical endomyocardial fibrosis in India was a common medical problem in the coastal districts of south India, especially the Kerala State. The clinical and autopsy studies have shown left and right ventricular apical fibrosis, with varying degree of atrioventricular valve regurgitation. ...

Last Updated: 4 Jan 2013

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Biventricular thrombus and endomyocardial fibrosis in antiphospholipid syndrome.
 

Author(s): Luiz Flávio Galvão Gonçalves, Fernanda Maria Silveira Souto, Fernanda Nascimento Faro, Joselina Luzia Menezes Oliveira, José Augusto Soares Barreto-Filho, Antônio Carlos Sobral Sousa

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2012 Nov;99(5):e162-5.

 

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2012

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The terms "Endomyocardial Fibrosis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Endomyocardial fibrosis: still a mystery after 60 years.
 

Author(s): Gene Bukhman, John Ziegler, Eldryd Parry

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The pathologist Jack N. P. Davies identified endomyocardial fibrosis in Uganda in 1947. Since that time, reports of this restrictive cardiomyopathy have come from other parts of tropical Africa, South Asia, and South America. In Kampala, the disease accounts for 20% of heart disease ...

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

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Endomyocardial fibrosis in Behçet's disease.
 

Author(s): D L Huong, B Wechsler, T Papo, D de Zuttere, O Bletry, A Hernigou, A Delcourt, P Godeau, J C Piette

Journal: Ann. Rheum. Dis.. 1997 Mar;56(3):205-8.

 

To report on four patients with Behçet's disease associated with endomyocardial fibrosis involving the right or the left ventricle.

Last Updated: 19 May 1997

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The Genetic Basis of Acquired Heart Disease in Africa
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rheumatic Heart Disease; Rheumatic Fever; Endomyocardial Fibrosis; Acquired Heart Disease

 

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2015

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Assessment of Myocardial Fibrosis in Aortic STenosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Endomyocardial Fibrosis; Aortic Valve Stenosis

 

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2014

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Left Atrial Volume Index in Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Aortic Valve Stenosis; Heart Failure

 

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2015

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