[Cardiomyopathy in idiopathic hemochromatosis. Diagnostic possibilities using proton spin tomography].

Abstract

In idiopathic hemochromatosis, there is progressive deposition of iron in parenchymatous organs owing to a defect in iron absorption the nature of which is not so far known. This can result in cardiomyopathy with heart failure and arrhythmia which are refractory to therapy. Nuclear magnetic resonance tomography is a specific imaging technique for early… (More)

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