Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

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Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

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The terms "Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy" returned 341 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prediction of left ventricular reverse remodeling after therapy with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers and β blockers in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Yoshihisa Matsumura, Eri Hoshikawa-Nagai, Toru Kubo, Naohito Yamasaki, Hiroaki Kitaoka, Jun Takata, Yoshinori Doi, Tetsuro Sugiura

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Predictors of left ventricular reverse remodeling (LVRR) after therapy with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin-receptor blockers and β blockers in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC) remains unclear.

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2015

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Polymorphisms of tumor necrosis factor-alpha and interleukin-6 gene and C-reactive protein profiles in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Afrose Liaquat, Gul Zareen Asifa, Asyia Zeenat, Qamar Javed

Journal: Ann Saudi Med. ;34(5):407-14.

 

The tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-a) and interleukin (IL)-6 gene polymorphism has a controversial role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease among different populations. The effect of the cytokine's gene polymorphism on idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDCM) is still ...

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2015

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Cofilin-2 phosphorylation and sequestration in myocardial aggregates: novel pathogenetic mechanisms for idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Khaushik Subramanian, Davide Gianni, Cristina Balla, Gabriele Egidy Assenza, Mugdha Joshi, Marc J Semigran, Thomas E Macgillivray, Jennifer E Van Eyk, Giulio Agnetti, Nazareno Paolocci, James R Bamburg, Pankaj B Agrawal, Federica Del Monte

Journal: J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.. 2015 Mar;65(12):1199-214.

 

Recently, tangles and plaque-like aggregates have been identified in certain cases of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), traditionally labeled idiopathic (iDCM), where there is no specific diagnostic test or targeted therapy. This suggests a potential underlying cause for some of the iDCM ...

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2015

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The terms "Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Recent insights into the role of autoimmunity in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Jason M Lappé, Clara M Pelfrey, W H Wilson Tang

Journal: J. Card. Fail.. 2008 Aug;14(6):521-30.

 

Dilated cardiomyopathy is a devastating disease associated with poor outcomes. Although the etiology of this disease remains largely unknown, so-called "idiopathic" dilated cardiomyopathy (iDCM) is associated with evidence of an autoimmune process that may be contributing to the pathophysiology ...

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2008

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Is hepatitis C virus a cause of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy? A systematic review of literature.
 

Author(s): Francisco José Farias Borges Dos Reis, Tiago Almeida de Sousa, Manoela S Oliveira, Ney Dantas, Martha Silveira, Maria Ignês Freitas Melro Braghiroly, Raymundo Paraná

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. 2006 Jun;10(3):199-202.

 

Recent studies have suggested that some patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC) are also afflicted with insidious forms of viral myocarditis. Participation of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in this process has been postulated. The objective of this study was to evaluate a possible ...

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2007

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Coronary microvascular dysfunction and idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Danilo Neglia, Antonio L'Abbate

Journal: Pharmacol Rep. 2005 ;57 Suppl():151-5.

 

There is growing evidence of the presence and relevance of coronary microvascular abnormalities in many cardiac diseases. In particular, it has been recently shown that dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is characterized by dysfunction of the coronary microvessels since its very early onset. ...

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2006

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Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2016

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Intramuscular Injection of Mesenchymal Stem Cell for Treatment of Children With Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Dilated Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2010

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