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Sequential histologic analysis of the myocardium after dynamic cardiomyoplasty: a study based on right ventricular endomyocardial biopsies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15607675     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although dynamic cardiomyoplasty may promote clinical amelioration and mild improvement in left ventricular function in selected patients, whether cardiac reverse remodeling occurs after the procedure is not clear. We did not find histologic differences among right ventricular endomyocardial biopsy specimens taken before and after the surgery at 3 time periods. This result suggests that the procedure has no effect on the microscopic structure of the right ventricular myocardium. However, because reverse remodeling does not necessarily occur concomitantly in both ventricles, our conclusion cannot be extrapolated to the left ventricular chamber.
Authors:
Luiz Alberto Benvenuti; Luiz Felipe Pinho Moreira; Vera Demarchi Aiello; Maria de Lourdes Higuchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1053-2498     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Heart Lung Transplant.     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-20     Completed Date:  2005-03-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102703     Medline TA:  J Heart Lung Transplant     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1438-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Laboratory of Pathology University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil. anpluiz@incor.usp.br
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Biopsy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / pathology,  surgery
Cardiomyoplasty*
Female
Heart Ventricles / pathology
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardium / pathology*
Stroke Volume
Ventricular Remodeling

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