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Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: a common but mystifying cause of heart failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12061463     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
While researchers try to elucidate the origins of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, clinicians continue to face the challenges of identifying and treating the causes of this condition to improve symptoms and survival. We review classification schemes for dilated cardiomyopathy and the current range of diagnostic and therapeutic options and treatment goals.
Siva B Mohan; Miriam Parker; Mohammad Wehbi; Paul Douglass
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0891-1150     ISO Abbreviation:  Cleve Clin J Med     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-13     Completed Date:  2002-07-03     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703441     Medline TA:  Cleve Clin J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  481-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Atlanta Medical Center, GA 30312, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Heart Failure / etiology*,  mortality*,  physiopathology
Risk Assessment
Risk Factors
Survival Rate
United States / epidemiology

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