Hemochromatosis mutations are not linked to dilated cardiomyopathy in Israeli patients

@inproceedings{Goland2004HemochromatosisMA,
  title={Hemochromatosis mutations are not linked to dilated cardiomyopathy in Israeli patients},
  author={Sorel Goland and Nick Beilinson and Avinoam Kaftouri and Sara Shimoni and Abraham Caspi and Stephen Malnick},
  year={2004}
}
  • Sorel Goland, Nick Beilinson, +3 authors Stephen Malnick
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Aims. Hemochromatosis is a condition in which iron loading impairs the function of many organs, including the heart. Congestive heart failure with left ventricular dilatation is commonly found in patients with hemochromatosis. Two missense mutations (C282Y and H63D) have been shown to be responsible for the majority of cases of hemochromatosis. Methods and results. We examined 156 patients with congestive heart failure due to dilated cardiomyopathy. Details were recorded of… CONTINUE READING

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