Relation of replacement fibrosis to left ventricular diastolic function in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Elasticity Imaging Techniques
  • Endomyocardial Fibrosis
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left

abstract

  • Patients with DCM without HE have higher LV filling pressures than patients with HE. Our findings suggest that other factors influence LV stiffness to a larger extent than replacement fibrosis in this population.

publication date

  • March 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.echo.2010.12.017

PubMed ID

  • 21338867

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 333

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 24

number

  • 3