[Myocardial remodeling and immunologic activation in patients with heart failure].

@article{Rivera2006MyocardialRA,
  title={[Myocardial remodeling and immunologic activation in patients with heart failure].},
  author={Miguel Angel Fuentes Rivera and Raquel Tal{\'e}ns-Visconti and Alejandro Jord{\'a}n and Rafael Sirera and Bego{\~n}a Sevilla and Vicente Climent and Esther Mortes Rosell{\'o} and Rafael Pay{\'a} and Raquel Cortes and M. Sancho-Tello and Ricardo Valero and Andr{\'e}s Gonz{\'a}lez-Molina},
  journal={Revista espanola de cardiologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 9},
  pages={
          911-8
        }
}
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Immune response-mediated regulation of myocardial collagen remains poorly understood. Our objective was to investigate the relationship between ventricular remodeling and immunologic activation in patients with heart failure (HF) by comparing dilated and ischemic cardiomyopathy. METHODS We studied 94 patients with HF and dilated cardiomyopathy (n=46) or ischemic cardiomyopathy (n=48). We recorded left ventricular (LV) volumes, E/A ratio, and ejection fraction… CONTINUE READING