Intramyocardial adrenergic activation in chagasic cardiomyopathy and coronary artery disease.


BACKGROUND Myocardial norepinephrine is altered in left ventricular impairment. In patients with Chagas' cardiomyopathy (CC), this issue has not been addressed. OBJECTIVE To determine the level of myocardial norepinephrine in patients with CC and compare it in patients with coronary artery disease, and to relate myocardial norepinephrine to left… (More)

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