Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

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Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

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The terms "Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy" returned 263 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Anesthetic management of hysterosalpingooophorectomy in a case with severe idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Cengiz Kaya, Ersin Koksal, Yasemin Burcu Ustun, Yasemin Semizoglu, Nurullah Yilmaz

Journal: Med Arch. 2014 ;68(2):144-6.

 

Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy is a primary myocardial disease with unknown aetiology. This disease follows a prospective course that is characterized by ventricular dilation and impaired myocardial dilation. Congestive heart failure and malignant arrhythmias are the most widespread ...

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2014

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Determinants of right ventricular muscle mass in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: impact of left ventricular muscle mass and pulmonary hypertension.
 

Author(s): Julia Vormbrock, Jeanette Liebeton, Sophia Wirdeier, Axel Meissner, Thomas Butz, Hans-Joachim Trappe, Gunnar Plehn

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Although chronic pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular (RV) function carry important functional and prognostic implications in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC), little information on RV muscle mass (RVMM) and its determinants has been published.

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2014

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Last Updated: 25 Apr 2014

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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: 7 Oct 2013

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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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