Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

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Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

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The terms "Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy" returned 345 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Massive Intraventricular Thrombosis in a Young Woman with Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Natalia Lorenzo, Jorge A Restrepo, Maria Cruz Aguilera, Daniel Rodriguez, Rio Aguilar

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2015 Dec;105(6):647-8.

 

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2016

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TNNT2 Gene Polymorphisms are Associated with Susceptibility to Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Kazak and Han Chinese.
 

Author(s): Yao-Dong Li, Yu-Tong Ji, Xian-Hui Zhou, Hong-Liang Li, Hong-Tao Zhang, Qiang Xing, Yi-Fan Hong, Bao-Peng Tang

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Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is characterized by left ventricular enlargement, systolic dysfunction, and heart failure. Both genetic and non-genetic factors have been linked to DCM pathogenesis. Familial DCM (FDCM) accounts for 20%-50% of all DCM cases, highlighting the importance ...

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2015

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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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The terms "Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

HLA-DR3 antigen in the resistance to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): B Jin, B W Wu, Z C Wen, H M Shi, J Zhu

Journal: Braz. J. Med. Biol. Res.. 2016 ;49(4):e5131.

 

Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC) has been hypothesized as a multifactorial disorder initiated by an environment trigger in individuals with predisposing human leukocyte antigen (HLA) alleles. Published data on the association between HLA-DR3 antigen and IDC risk are inconclusive. ...

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2016

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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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Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2016

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18F-deoxyglucose (FDG) PET-CMD
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patients With Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2015

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