Molecular normalization of dystrophin in the failing left and right ventricle of patients treated with either pulsatile or continuous flow-type ventricular assist devices Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Dystrophin
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart-Assist Devices

abstract

  • Integrity of the N-terminus of dystrophin is a useful indicator of both LV and RV function. In addition to improving LV hemodynamics, LVAD therapy results in amelioration of the myocardial structure of the right cardiac chamber.

publication date

  • March 3, 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jacc.2003.09.052

PubMed ID

  • 14998622

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 811

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 43

number

  • 5