The role of genetic factors in the pathogenesis of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC) is unknown. Although IDC usually is sporadic, families with more than 1 affected member have been observed. This study determines the proportion of familial cases of IDC in a retrospective series of 169 patients.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||The American journal of cardiology|
|State||Published - Apr 15 1985|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine