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Chagas Cardiomyopathy

Known as: Chagas' disease with heart involvement, Cardiomyopathy in Chagas' Disease, Chagas Cardiomyopathy [Disease/Finding] 
A disease of the CARDIAC MUSCLE developed subsequent to the initial protozoan infection by TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI. After infection, less than 10% develop… Expand
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2013
2013
Since an initial case in 2006, we noted multiple patients undergoing heart transplantation (HTx) for Chagas cardiomyopathy (CC… Expand
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2012
Review
2012
Chagas cardiomyopathy is the most severe and life-threatening manifestation of human Chagas disease—a 'neglected' tropical… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Background Chronic Chagas cardiomyopathy (CCC), a life-threatening inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy, affects 30% of the… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Chagas disease caused by Trypanosoma cruzi is a complex disease that is endemic and an important problem in public health in… Expand
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2010
2010
Background Patients with Chagas disease have migrated to cities, where obesity, hypertension and other cardiac risk factors are… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Peculiar aspects of Chagas cardiomyopathy raise concerns about efficacy and safety of sympathetic blockade. We studied… Expand
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2009
Review
2009
Various researchers have studied the importance of the oral transmission of Chagas' disease since the mid-20th century. Only in… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Heart transplantation (HTx) is a useful therapy for end-stage Chagaś cardiomyopathy; however, Chagas reactivation remains a mayor… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Chronic Chagas' disease cardiomyopathy is a leading cause of congestive heart failure in Latin America, affecting more than 3… Expand
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2003
Review
2003
Chagas disease is caused by a protozoan parasite, Trypanosoma cruzi, and infects over 15 million people worldwide. New cases of… Expand
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