Depressed mechanoenergetics and compensatory responses in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.

@article{Ishihara1997DepressedMA,
  title={Depressed mechanoenergetics and compensatory responses in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Hironori Ishihara and Mitsuhiro Yokota and Ritsuchi Kato and Hirohumi Kanda and Sahoko Ichihara and Takabumi Fujimura and Yasushi Takeichi and Ryoji Ishiki and Masafumi Inagaki and Hideo Izawa and Takashi Machii and Mitsunori Iwase and Toshikazu Sobue},
  journal={Heart and vessels},
  year={1997},
  volume={Suppl 12},
  pages={93-6}
}
The aim of this study was to clarify that the depressed mechanoenergetics in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) resulted from compensation for the decreased contractility. The study population consisted of eight control subjects, with normal left ventricular size and ejection fraction and 31 patients with DCM. Left ventricular end… CONTINUE READING