Early changes in left ventricular function in chronic asymptomatic alcoholics: relation to the duration of heavy drinking.

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OBJECTIVES This study sought to assess preclinical cardiac abnormalities in chronic alcoholic patients and possible differences among alcoholics related to the duration of heavy drinking. BACKGROUND Chronic excessive alcohol intake has been reported as a possible cause of dilated cardiomyopathy. However, before the appearance of severe cardiac dysfunction… (More)

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@article{Lazarevic2000EarlyCI, title={Early changes in left ventricular function in chronic asymptomatic alcoholics: relation to the duration of heavy drinking.}, author={Aleksandar Lazarevic and Satoshi Nakatani and Aleksandar N. Ne{\vs}kovi{\'c} and Jelena Marinkovic and Yoshio Yasumura and Dragana Stoji{\vc}i{\'c} and Kunio Miyatake and Matija Boji{\'c} and Aleksandar D. Popovic}, journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology}, year={2000}, volume={35 6}, pages={1599-606} }