The safety and efficacy of prednisolone in preventing reaccumulation of ascites among endomyocardial fibrosis patients in Uganda: a randomized clinical trial

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Endomyocardial fibrosis (EMF), the commonest restrictive cardiomyopathy worldwide, is characterized by inflammation and fibrosis of the endocardium. Inflammation in other parts of the body such as the peritoneum has been described and may explain the accumulation of ascites, a painful and disabling feature of this disease. We determined the efficacy and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1761-0

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