Swimming exercise in infancy has beneficial effect on the hearts in cardiomyopathic Syrian hamsters

Abstract

The phenotypic expression of cardiomyopathy is greatly influenced by extrinsic factors other than intrinsic genetic defects, such as environmental stress. Exercise is assumed to be an important extrinsic factor, since sudden death is sometimes seen during exercise in young patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). However, the long-term effects of… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:JURE.0000021353.82449.9e

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