Refractory high output heart failure in a patient with primary mitochondrial respiratory chain disease.

Abstract

A 40-year-old man who was referred to our hospital due to dyspnea was found to have high output cardiac failure on Swan-Ganz catheterization. An endomyocardial biopsy revealed cardiomyocyte hypertrophy with a vacuolar structure consistent with mitochondrial disease (MD). The patient was discharged, then readmitted for high output cardiac failure with… (More)

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@article{Nakagawa2014RefractoryHO, title={Refractory high output heart failure in a patient with primary mitochondrial respiratory chain disease.}, author={Hitoshi Nakagawa and Satoshi Okayama and Daisuke Kamon and Tomoya Nakano and K Onoue and Rika Kawakami and Manabu Horii and Yasuhiro Sakaguchi and Shiro Uemura and Genzou Takemura and Yoshihiko Saito}, journal={Internal medicine}, year={2014}, volume={53 4}, pages={315-9} }