Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Children

  • C. P. Taliercio
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Dilated cardiomyopathy is a rare but serious disease in children. Clinical manifestations are primarily due to impaired systolic function of the left ventricle. Diagnostic evaluation is important to exclude masquerading cardiac abnormalities and to assess the degree of myocardial dysfunction. Treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy is not curative but directed at improving symptoms and long-term outcome.


Human Immunodeficiency Virus Dilate Cardiomyopathy Left Coronary Artery Endomyocardial Biopsy Idiopathic Dilate Cardiomyopathy 
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