Frequency of echocardiographic improvement in left ventricular cavity size and contractility in idiopathic-dilated cardiomyopathy

Vicki Mann-Rouillard, Michael C. Fishbein, Tasneem Zehra Naqvi, T. Anthony Donmichael, Robert J. Siegel

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Abstract

In this study, we used 2-dimensional echocardiography to serially evaluate 32 patients with recent onset dilated cardiomyopathy. We found that in 12 patients (37%) there was resolution of left ventricular dilation as well as concomitant normalization of left ventricular contractility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)131-133
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume83
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Dilated Cardiomyopathy
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Frequency of echocardiographic improvement in left ventricular cavity size and contractility in idiopathic-dilated cardiomyopathy. / Mann-Rouillard, Vicki; Fishbein, Michael C.; Naqvi, Tasneem Zehra; Donmichael, T. Anthony; Siegel, Robert J.

In: American Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 83, No. 1, 01.01.1999, p. 131-133.

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Mann-Rouillard, Vicki ; Fishbein, Michael C. ; Naqvi, Tasneem Zehra ; Donmichael, T. Anthony ; Siegel, Robert J. / Frequency of echocardiographic improvement in left ventricular cavity size and contractility in idiopathic-dilated cardiomyopathy. In: American Journal of Cardiology. 1999 ; Vol. 83, No. 1. pp. 131-133.
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