Cardiomyopathies, Primary

Known as: Primary Cardiomyopathies, Primary Cardiomyopathy, Cardiomyopathy, Primary 
A disease of the heart muscle or myocardium proper whose cause is unknown.
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Classifications of heart muscle diseases have proved to be exceedingly complex and in many respects contradictory. Indeed, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE Controversy exists regarding the relation between diabetes and nonischemic idiopathic cardiomyopathy (ICM), and only… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Cardiomyopathies are diseases of heart muscle that may result from a diverse array of conditions that damage the heart and other… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Previous studies of the prognosis of patients with heart failure due to cardiomyopathy categorized patients according… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Idiopathic-dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC) is a common primary myocardial disease of unknown etiology characterized by progressive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Nitric oxide (NO) plays a role in controlling vascular tone and regulates the contractile properties of cardiac myocytes… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND To define the electrophysiological mechanism(s) of inducible and spontaneously occurring ventricular arrhythmias… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND In idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, long-term outcome is poor and left ventricular ejection fraction is a major… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVES The study evaluated the effects of short- and long-term administration of carvedilol in patients with idiopathic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a primary myocardial disease in which symptoms may frequently result from impaired left… (More)
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