TITLE

MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH NON-ISCHAEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

AUTHOR(S)
Wu, Audrey H.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Heart;Mar2007, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p403
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the management of patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy (NICM) manifesting with left ventricular systolic dysfunction. NICM is characterized by myocardial dysfunction resulting from a variety of causes. Pharmacologic treatment includes angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and beta-blockers. Other management strategies include device therapy and surgery.
ACCESSION #
24399505

 

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