Alcoholic cardiomyopathy and ventricular arrhythmias.

@article{Fauchier2003AlcoholicCA,
  title={Alcoholic cardiomyopathy and ventricular arrhythmias.},
  author={Laurent Fauchier},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2003},
  volume={123 4},
  pages={1320}
}
We read with interest the article by Piano et al1 (May 2002) about alcoholic cardiomyopathy (ACM), with a complete clinical and physiopathologic overview on this leading cause of nonischemic heart failure. We agree with all the comments and conclusion of the author, and we thank Dr. Piano for the several citations of our work on this topic published in 2000.2 We would like to add a short comment on the problem of ACM and arrhythmias since this issue remains unclear. Alcohol intake is associated… CONTINUE READING

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