Valvular heart disease associated with benfluorex therapy: high prevalence in patients with unexplained restrictive valvular heart disease.

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AIMS Restrictive valvular disease (RVD) has recently been reported in patients after benfluorex exposure. However, little is known about its prevalence and echocardiographic features. The aim of our study was to assess the frequency of benfluorex exposure in patients with RVD and to describe their echocardiographic characteristics. METHODS AND RESULTS In… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ejechocard/jer116

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@article{Boudes2011ValvularHD, title={Valvular heart disease associated with benfluorex therapy: high prevalence in patients with unexplained restrictive valvular heart disease.}, author={Audrey Boudes and C{\'e}cile Lavoute and Jean-François Avi{\'e}rinos and Yvan Le Dolley and Chlo{\'e} Villacampa and Adrien Salem and Anderson Loundou and Nicolas Michel and S{\'e}bastien Renard and Gilbert Habib}, journal={European journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology}, year={2011}, volume={12 9}, pages={688-95} }