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… (More)
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2016
2016
Chagas disease, caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, can cause a potentially life-threatening cardiomyopathy in… (More)
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2016
2016
Increasing evidence demonstrates that generation of extracellular adenosine from ATP, which is hydrolyzed by the CD39/CD73 enzyme… (More)
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2015
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2015
BACKGROUND The role of trypanocidal therapy in patients with established Chagas' cardiomyopathy is unproven. METHODS We… (More)
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2013
2013
Since an initial case in 2006, we noted multiple patients undergoing heart transplantation (HTx) for Chagas cardiomyopathy (CC… (More)
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2013
2013
BACKGROUND Familial aggregation of Chagas cardiac disease in T. cruzi-infected persons suggests that human genetic variation may… (More)
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2013
2013
D escribed by the Brazilian scientist Carlos Chagas more than a century ago, Chagas disease (ChD) currently affects 8 to 10… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND Chronic Chagas cardiomyopathy (CCC), a life-threatening inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy, affects 30% of the… (More)
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2010
2010
Chagas disease caused by Trypanosoma cruzi is a complex disease that is endemic and an important problem in public health in… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Patients with Chagas disease have migrated to cities, where obesity, hypertension and other cardiac risk factors are… (More)
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2003
2003
We compared plasma tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) levels among asymptomatic/"indeterminate" Chagas disease patients (ASY… (More)
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