Myocardial damage in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: CT evaluation.


OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate myocardial damage in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) by ultrafast CT (UFCT) and estimate the improvement of DCM. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventeen patients with DCM were examined with UFCT, cardiac catheterization, left ventriculography (LVG) with manometry, and thallium myocardial scintigraphy… (More)


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