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Cardiomyopathy, Dilated

Known as: Cardiomyopathy, Dilated [Disease/Finding], cardiomyopathy dilated, Cardiomyopathies, Dilated 
A form of CARDIAC MUSCLE disease that is characterized by ventricular dilation, VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION, and HEART FAILURE. Risk factors include… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Dilated cardiomyopathy and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy arise from mutations in many genes. TTN, the gene encoding the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES We studied the prognostic implications of midwall fibrosis in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in a prospective… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy are at substantial risk for sudden death from cardiac causes. However… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Amplification of the gene encoding the ErbB2 (Her2/neu) receptor tyrosine kinase is critical for the progression of several forms… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Dilated cardiomyopathy is a severe pathology of the heart with poorly understood etiology. Disruption of the gene encoding the… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Inherited mutations cause approximately 35 percent of cases of dilated cardiomyopathy; however, few genes associated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The Sod2 gene for Mn–superoxide dismutase (MnSOD), an intramitochondrial free radical scavenging enzyme that is the first line of… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Because systolic and diastolic dysfunction frequently coexist, it is hypothesized that a combined measure of left… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC) is a primary myocardial disease of unknown cause characterized by left ventricular or… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Several small studies have suggested beneficial effects of long-term beta-blocker treatment in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy… Expand