Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Children

  • C. P. Taliercio
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Ischemia Europe Glutathione Selenium Radionuclide 

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