Cardiomyopathy: how far have we come in 25 years, how far yet to go?

@article{Shabetai1983CardiomyopathyHF,
  title={Cardiomyopathy: how far have we come in 25 years, how far yet to go?},
  author={Ralph Shabetai},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1983},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={252-63}
}
  • Ralph Shabetai
  • Published 1983 in Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Twenty-five years ago clinical investigators began to appreciate that cardiomyopathy is an important and reasonably common form of heart disease. Since then, several functional classifications have been proposed, the specific myocardial diseases have been classified and chronic ischemic ventricular failure has been described. The boundary separating myocarditis from dilated cardiomyopathy remains hazy and, despite intensive research, the causes of dilated cardiomyopathy remain obscure. In… CONTINUE READING

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